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Egyptian activists and youth perform the "Harlem Shake" in front of the Muslim Brotherhood headquarters in Cairo on February 28, 2013. (Gianluigi Guercia/AFP/Getty Images)

Harlem Shake, The Life-Ruining Meme

At its peak, the video meme that exploded around Baauer’s unexpected No. 1 smash “Harlem Shake” turned into a seemingly ubiquitous sensation, with 4,000 of the viral clips being added to YouTube on a daily basis as of early February.

02/28/2013

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Matt & Kim’s “Harlem Shake” Video Is Better Than Yours

Matt & Kim made the greatest “Harlem Shake” video you’ll ever see.

02/12/2013

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