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November 6, 2012 at 7:00 AM

Flash poll: what impact does social media have on the millennial generation?

Seattle — As I filled out my voter’s ballot for the 2012 presidential election, I couldn’t help but think of two words: Gangnam Style.

Ranked number two on the Billboard Hot 100 charts is the new hit from South Korean rapper, PSY. The viral YouTube video, “Gangnam Style,” has people dancing all over the globe, including a parody of presidential candidate, Mitt Romney:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yTCRwi71_ns&feature=player_embedded

With nearly 7 million views on YouTube, “Gangnam Style” has more views than the total amount of likes on the vice presidential candidates’  Facebook pages, combined (for both Joe Biden and Paul Ryan).

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