Remember Gangnam Style? It just broke YouTube


As the old saying goes, true evil never dies.

According to Google, Psy's Gangnam Style - yes, that one - has just broken YouTube's view counter, exceeding 2,147,483,647 views, the most that a 32-bit integer can hold. Who the hell is still watching this?

YouTube has found a solution as the numbers appear to be clocking up once again, but for a brief moment it was caught out. "We never thought a video would be watched in numbers greater than a 32-bit integer," reads a post on YouTube's Google+ page, "but that was before we met Psy."

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