Running the numbers

At this point, this poor girl making a fool of herself on a Miss Teen USA broadcast has been viewed 13,135,234 times on YouTube. How many people saw the actual broadcast on TV? Anybody know?

6 comments

  1. Seth E’s avatar

    It’s kind of like when you find yourself staring at a car accident. There’s something about disaster that just fascinates us. However, there’s nothing about a beauty pagent that does.

  2. george girton’s avatar

    I saw the version with the transcript — that was not on TV, but a value-add put up by a blogger with too much time on their hands — but wait! I repeat myself!

  3. Kevin Bedell’s avatar

    Reminds me of this ad:

    http://adsneeze.com/2007/01/20/viral-puma-ad

    Wasn’t even made by the company it advertises, but was made on spec by an agency — but it got released into the wild and has now been seen by thousands — or more.

  4. Doc Searls’s avatar

    George, you mean that video was never on TV? Not clear to me.

  5. Bob Kalsey’s avatar

    Well, I think she has a future in politics.

  6. Damien Mulley » Blog Archive » Fluffy Links - Friday September 7th 2007’s avatar

    [...] more cleverness: Doc Searls points out the idiot girl from South Carolina has been viewed more than 13 Million times on youTube now. A few million more views that the number [...]

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