Rebecca Black's 'Friday': The Meme That Wouldn't Die

Well, it's Friday. Which means you've probably heard Rebecca Black's "Friday" drifting from someone's computer speakers or smartphone about 13 times today. People are still listening the hell out of "Friday," which has already been viewed almost 90 million times.

YouTube's trends blog put together two charts comparing searches for Ted "Man with the Golden Voice" Williams and "Friday." You can see that while Williams' video tanked quickly, each Friday, "Friday" gets a huge boost as people in offices around the world take the opportunity to ruin their coworker's evenings by embedding the tune in their brains

A thousand years from now our ancestors, living in the cloud cities they fled to after the Earth's surface was scorched by nuclear war, will probably still fire up Rebecca Black each Friday on their intracranial iPads. [YouTube]

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