Music videos, numbers from TubeMogul revealed last week, have become a huge slice of the video viewing market. Vevo alone now accounts for 20 percent of all YouTube (s GOOG) views. As a result, listings like Viral Video Chart are now dominated by music video content, making it harder to discover non-musical content.
What does this mean for the humble classic viral, the random clips that make memes come to life? It means that when you see something like Indian Pole Gymnastics pop up on Viral Video Chart, you know you’re in for something special.
I could make some big pretentious deal about the power of online video to connect us with other cultures and expand our horizons, but that’s not the point here. The point here is that Indian pole gymnastics put our boring American pole dancers to shame. Indian pole gymnastics are awesome. Please enjoy.
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