This YouTube video just hit one billion views

Yesterday, a video on YouTube hit one billion views twelve years after it was posted. Watch the rather shocking news report above.

And here's a link to the official upload of the video that hit one billion.

To understand the clip's unique history, start with this oral history published last year in MEL Magazine. It takes us back to a time when the worst of the weaponized Internet memes were those created by advertising agencies.