‘KONY 2012′ Becomes Most Viral Video in History [VIDEO]
Invisible Children’s video campaign to bring attention to Joseph Kony, an African warlord accused of enlisting children has soldiers, has become the most viral video in Internet history.
According to a report on the online video blog Visible Measures, ‘KONY 2012′ surpassed 100 million views online in six days. That was faster than any other video ever posted on the web. It surpassed the previous record, set by Susan Boyle’s performance on Britain’s Got Talent, which received 70 million views in the same amount of time.
Visible Measures created a chart to document the most viral videos in web history:
The video brought upon a massive amount of exposure to Joseph Kony and Invisible Children, including criticism to Invisible Children about where and how much of their money funds their activism.
In case you weren’t one of the 100 million-plus views, here it is: