The Pageview Based Economy and Rebecca Black

Don’t pin the blame for Rebecca Black on the people with Tumblr accounts.1

I’ve been saying this all week on Twitter, but between The Awl’s, Splitsider, Mashable, and Gawker blaming Rebecca Black on you and me, and pleading ignorance as to why she’s a phenomenon, I’ve had enough.

These blogs, not us, are responsible for Rebecca Black.


  1. Pretty sure I went to college with this guy.