'Gangnam Style' Hits 2 Billion YouTube Views

MajorDomo

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If we judge the net worth of YouTube by its most popular video, we are all doomed. Gangnam Style just became the first video to break the two Billion mark. The number two video is Justin Bieber’s Baby, at just over one Billion views. We’re all going to hell in a hand basket. :D

That second billion took three times longer than the first, which was achieved just 159 days from the video's release on July 15th, 2012.
 

Ducman69

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Its because little kids will watch the same videos a thousand times each. There's probably only 800 unique views on the video. :D
 

Fantasyalive

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I want to say, I read a while back that he made more money from youtube then his record deal with his company.
 

kbrickley

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Its because little kids will watch the same videos a thousand times each. There's probably only 800 unique views on the video. :D
Yup ... my kids were little back in the days of Power Rangers and VHS ... I have seen the end to Power Rangers - The Movie way too many times (since neither they, nor we, had the patience to let them rewind the entire movie each time they wanted to rewatch it ... often back to back :) )
 

sfsuphysics

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And all he got from it was a deal to do one of those commercials for the pistachio nut company :D
 

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Well, I'd rather humanity be judged by Gagnam Style than Justin Bieber.
 

Gorankar

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I've never watched it once....yay for me!
I thought it was stupid but I watched just to see what all the hoopla was about. I would wager a great many did the same. I do applaud your ability to curb any curiosity you might have had to see it though. :)
 

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I'm pretty sure not many of y'all know what it was like in South Korea when those 2 girls got ran over by the tracked vehicle. They stopped, backed up, turned, then figured out why everyone was flipping out.

They still protest that today, then an American lead war kicking off.

Of course there will be people pissed off. He reacted in his own way, he apologized.
 

Ducman69

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I'm pretty sure not many of y'all know what it was like in South Korea when those 2 girls got ran over by the tracked vehicle. They stopped, backed up, turned, then figured out why everyone was flipping out.

They still protest that today, then an American lead war kicking off.

Of course there will be people pissed off. He reacted in his own way, he apologized.
We know that there was an ACCIDENT, and that those vehicles don't have the best of visibility. Extreme measures were taken to prevent such an accident from reoccuring, sincere repeat apologies offered, and a full military trial held. This isn't an appropriate premeditated (he wrote down the lyrics, practiced them, and then repeated them in a concert not off the cuff knee jerk) response to an accident:
Kill those f–king Yankees who have been torturing Iraqi captives
Kill those f–king Yankees who ordered them to torture
Kill their daughters, mothers, daughters-in-law and fathers
Kill them all slowly and painfully
And fact is they were really crappy narrow roads with no shoulder to walk on, and the girls were walking in the street. People walking in the street are bound to be hit by vehicles from time to time.

Its also inappropriate for the White House to invite someone to play that has called out for the death of American troops and their families. Especially after Obama's latest slap in the face West Point speech, this would be a nice gesture that he doesn't have total disdain for our armed forces.
 

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Justin Bieber is 2nd!?!?!?! These are our future voters or obviously current. :(
Become rich enough to move to another country on short notice, hide your money offshore in multiple foreign currencies. Learn a second language to facilitate leaving. Spanish will prolly give you the most options, since it is spoken pretty much everywhere from the Southern US to the bottom most tip of South America, as well as a few other places around the world..:p

Or become president, and use your Executive powers pen to ban JB from ever entering the US. Send it back to Canada, and keep it out of the US. I tell you, that would be a stroke that would please a great many on both sides of the aisle.:D
 
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