Just when you thought The Harlem Shake meme was over, YouTube steps in to shake things up a bit. Haha, you see what I did there? Also literally. If you go to YouTube and type in “do the harlem shake” without the quotes, the results page will do it.
The YouTube logo starts to shake back and forth then all he’ll breaks loose on the page. Make sure you are using a current browser, as in not Internet Explorer to be able to enjoy it.
This kind of thing isn’t new to Google, they’ve been hiding easter eggs in their products for years. One to the check out is typing “do a barrel roll” in the search and hit enter to see what happens.
I like easter eggs and stuff but doing The Harlem Shake needs to die. We have already moved on to other memes.
(A side note from Rob: There is actually a dance called the Harlem Shake, which this viral thing doesn’t even nearly mimic correctly. Someone actually went and spoke to a bunch of people in Harlem to get their take on the situation with this crazy fad and posted the results to youtube…I have decided to include the video here, without Kelly’s consent, because I can…Lawlz)
Here it is