sexta-feira, 21 de dezembro de 2012

«Gangnam Style» hits 1 billion (1,000,000,000) views on YouTube

Blog Post: Gangnam Style hits a bilion views

Viral Video
The music video "Gangnam Style» from the artist PSY, was a success from the moment it was posted on YouTube. Immediately became a viral video, everyone spoke of him in the social networks, everyone was curious to know about thar, and the views began to grow exponentially, the normal media outside the Internet also began to take interest in this success: radio played the music, the news channels on TV spoke of him, like MTV played the video, gave interviews, had invitations to attend events, and the views continued to grow by tens of millions per day.

Psy makes history in Internet
He had for some time taken the place of the most viewed video on YouTube, but on December 21, 2012, hits 1,000,000,000 (billion) views on YouTube, and became the first YouTube video to reach that number of views . Interestingly this date (December 21, 2012) is the date that the Mayan calendar predicted the end of the world, the world has not ended, but this day is marked by this on the Internet.

The video was published on July 15, 2012, and took only 5 months and 6 days to reach one billion views. In November of the same year, four months later, exceeded the most viewed video on YouTube that belonged to Justin Bieber with the song 'Baby'. Sometimes with a highest number of views and other times with less, took only 156 days to reach 1,000,000,000 which gives an average of 6.4 million page views per day. The number will continue to increase, but having already one seventh of the world population watched the video on YouTube, and not everyone has access to the Internet, there should be not a lot more people with access to the Internet that has not yet seen the video.

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