By Angela V. Ignacio
It’s 4 a.m. in foggy Gangnam, and I’ve just found out that I’ve missed Psy’s monumental free concert at Seoul Plaza by a few hours. The irony isn’t lost on me, but it matters little. After all, I’ve finally arrived in the very place that the South Korean rapper’s sensational dance single has, quite literally, put on the map.
From YouTube stars and viral videos to much-shared memes and top trending topics, here are the online scene-stealers that we found ourselves clicking on in Facebook, Twitter and the rest of the cyberspace in 2012.
By Nam You-Sun
Hundreds of millions have watched the dance and listened to the song— most without understanding a word—but very few have any idea what “Gangnam” is and what, if any, particular “style” it might have.