Discord’s April Fools’ Video Accidentally Amasses Over 1.4 Billion YouTube Views, Surpassing GTA 6 Trailer by Eightfold

Discord’s April Fools’ Video Accidentally Amasses Over 1.4 Billion YouTube Views, Surpassing GTA 6 Trailer by Eightfold

Like just about every other company in the Western world, Discord rattled off an April Fools’ gag yesterday about adding loot boxes to its social media platform. Fast-forward to April 2, just 24 hours later, and that goofy little clip has blown past 1.4 billion—yes, that’s billion—views.

That’s a massive milestone. How massive, as the Doctor once said, depends on the context: The Baby Shark Dance, for instance, currently has 10 times that many views. But it’s been on the ‘Tubes for seven years, while the Discord clip arrived, y’know, yesterday.

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