4 in the Afternoon: Scrolling Anthems

January 13, 2011

Twice each day we scan our YouTube metrics as well as websites on the cutting edge of internet culture to discover the most buzzed about videos.
Elizabeth Hughes National Anthem Scroll Wheel Using an Escalator with Style Meghan Tonjes Covers
  1. One of this morning's top spiking searches was for 8-year-old Elizabeth Hughes, whose recent performance of the National Anthem -- in which her mic cuts out -- has picked up over 100,000 views in just one day's time.
  2. One of Thursday's Trending Videos, this animated short was created by a fan of a popular Reddit Comic that depicts the anxiety of watching someone technologically challenged trying to search Google.
  3. Apparently we've been using escalators the boring way all this time. As seen on BuzzFeed.
  4. YouTube singer Meghan Tonjes' performance of Britney Spears and Bruno Mars is among today's Trending Videos