Extraordinarily Popular YouTube Videos and the Madness of Crowds

Title

Extraordinarily Popular YouTube Videos and the Madness of Crowds

Description

By now, everyone who is not on life support knows the name Susan Boyle. Until she "gobsmacked" the world on Britains Got Talent just 10 days ago, this 47 year old Scottish woman was an undiscovered fabulous singer and unemployed church volunteer. By her own admission in interviews, she has struggled with learning disabilities and was bullied as a child. If you were not one who placed one of the over 31 million hits on this YouTube video, here is the link. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9lp0IWv8QZY

Creator

Nancy Gonzalez, CFLE

Date

April 20, 2009

Identifier

extraordinarily-popular-youtube-videos-and-madness-crowds

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Citation

Nancy Gonzalez, CFLE, “Extraordinarily Popular YouTube Videos and the Madness of Crowds,” NCFR Online Digital Archive, accessed November 15, 2019, https://archive.ncfr.org/n-equals-1/extraordinarily-popular-youtube-videos-and-madness-crowds.