Telstra is bringing Rebecca Black to Australia.. late much ?

Rebecca Black

Rebecca Black is coming to Australia. Nope, I didn’t ask for it either, blame Telstra.

The world of Internet meme’s move pretty fast, with most videos spreading rapidly over the course of a few ours and forgotten about a few days later. Rebecca Black’s Friday video lasted longer than most and received the appropriate remix treatment to extend its lifespan.

It seems Australia’s largest telco, Telstra is funding the expedition international voyage to have Black visit down under. If they were looking to cash in the ‘success’ of the teen internet celebrity, they sure did miss the boat. The timing is intriguing given the release of Windows Phone 7.5 and iPhone are both due in October. I’m sure Apple is smart enough to avoid Rebecca Black, I hope the same can be said for Microsoft.

Black confirmed the news with a Twitter post earlier today and followed up with a YouTube video.

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Jason Cartwright
Jason Cartwright
Creator of techAU, Jason has spent the dozen+ years covering technology in Australia and around the world. Bringing a background in multimedia and passion for technology to the job, Cartwright delivers detailed product reviews, event coverage and industry news on a daily basis. Disclaimer: Tesla Shareholder from 20/01/2021

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