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Taylor Swift's New Clip Overtakes Katy Perry's Clip View Count

  • by: Maarten Schenk
  • (Tue, 29 Aug 2017 11:00:40 Z)

It's been the battle of the pop divas with near simultaneous releases of new video clips by Taylor Swift and Katy Perry. Perry released her "Swish Swish" first, Tay followed a few days later with "Look What You Made Me Do". But Swift has swiftly overtaken the view count of her rival:


And Taylor's not done. Compare the view count graphs of both songs:

These graphs will continue to be updated automatically over the coming days.

Want to actually hear the songs and watch the videos? No problem:

About the author:

Maarten Schenk is our resident expert on fake news and hoax websites. He likes to go beyond just debunking trending fake news stories and is endlessly fascinated by the dazzling variety of psychological and technical tricks used by the people and networks who intentionally spread made-up things on the internet.  He can often be found at conferences and events about fake news, disinformation and fact checking when he is not in his office in Belgium monitoring and tracking the latest fake article to go viral.

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