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VIRAL VIDEOS: Most-viewed on Youtube

social media Updated: Apr 03, 2012 11:30 IST
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From Justin Bieber's latest single, Boyfriend to the advert for Google Maps for Android, Youtube was throbbing with an eclectic mix of videos. As you wonder what to see or not to see, we make it simple for you by bringing you the weekly short-list of the most-viewed videos on Youtube.

Check them out:

Boyfriend (Official Single) - Justin Bieber

7.6 mn

With a crazy fan following across the world, it was no surprise the Justin Bieber's first single Boyfriend from his latest album would become the most viewed video. The rap element in the song and upbeat music drove the fans of these teen singing sensations into a frenzy. Boyfriend was released on iTunes last week.

Google Maps for Android

2.9 mn

Google released Google Maps 6.5 for its Android app. The video ad takes the viewer through new features which include high-resolution map tiles, public transportation option and revamped navigation screen for devices running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS).

Toyota Corolla: Horse Whisperer


Toyota's short and crisp ad for Corolla has garnered a startling number of views. The ad shows a cowboy talking and stroking his car as if it was a horse. As he drives away from the horse-farm, the other cowboys look at the car with envy. It was a surprise that such a mundane ad struck a chord with the viewers.

Is this a "Real Woman?"

2 mn

This video brings up the issue of Jenna Talackova, the transgender woman, who was disqualified from the Miss Universe Canada pageant because of discrimination. The video posts two questions to the viewers. What constitutes a real woman? What if you find out that your significant other had a sex change?