Long afterwards turn out to be the first YouTube video to beat 1 billion views, and simple months afterwards turned into the first video to able the 2 billion outlook barrier, Psy’s Gangnam Style has clearly become the aboriginal video to breach YouTube.
YouTube’s hit adverse was programmed application a 32-bit integer, YouTube put in plain words on Google+ this week, as the account never absurd a individual video racking up more than the 2,147,483,647 views that the cipher maxes out at. Then Psy happened.
The calculation adjourned out if it hit that thrilling number, but do not abhorrence: YouTube’s code elves got to work and a fix already appears to be in place, as the video’s views now stayed at 2,152,419,883 (whew!) and calculation. Google didn’t declared how it fixed the problem, but it did leave a small Easter Egg hidden in the 32-bit integer’s wake; fly your cursor over Gangnam Style’s adverse and it will set up freaking out, before assuredly settling on a abrogating amount and linking to the Google+ post.
But the best allotment of the ordeal is? You’ve got an alibi to watch Psy do that hypnotically amusing dance yet again.
Watch PSY song Gangnam Style online.