A trillion YouTube views in 2011
Rebecca Black had the most popular YouTube video of 2011.
This final note today -- which I believe qualifies as this week's sign the apocalypse is upon us.
My colleague John Moe noted this morning that we -- collectively -- watched a trillion YouTube videos this year. One trillion. That's 140 videos for every person on the planet -- if all of us actually watched videos.
But here's the thing. Of those thousand billion videos, this one -- this one -- was the most watched:
Rebecca Black. "Friday."
I'm a little embarrased for us, actually.