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The Internet’s Favorite Prank Just Reached An Epic Milestone

Numerous on-line memes have come and gone through the years, however there’s one which individuals are by no means gonna surrender: 

Rickrolling is the not-so-subtle artwork of tricking somebody into watching Rick Astley’s “By no means Gonna Give You Up” video, which simply topped 1 billion views on YouTube. 

“That’s mind-blowing,” Astley stated on Twitter. “The world is a superb and exquisite place, and I’m very fortunate.”

Variety reported that simply three different music movies from the Nineteen Eighties have handed the 1 billion mark: “Candy Little one O’ Mine” by Weapons N’ Roses, “Take On Me” by A-ha and “Billie Jean” by Michael Jackson. 

Know Your Meme traced the rickroll to 2006 ― only a 12 months after YouTube’s delivery ― as defined on this video: 

Astley stated in 2016 that he discovered about rickrolling when he grew to become a sufferer of the prank himself. 

″(He) despatched me an e-mail — he rickrolled me. It was a extremely very long time in the past. I do know this man actually, very well. He’s one in all my finest associates,” Astley told the “Today” show. “Then he despatched me one other one. He simply saved doing it.”



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