Filipino prisoners now on Yahoo!


An update on the Filipino prison inmates in Cebu....

From Youtube, the talented Filipino jailbirds are now in Yahoo!. The video, originally uploaded in Youtube, has already caught the attention of the foreign press. It has already made into an item in the Yahoo! News with matching photo files from Viktor Kintanar for Reuters and the video is one of the favorites in the Yahoo! Video section.

Aside from Yahoo!, the inmates are also making waves in MSN, in an Aussie media site, the Sun Online in UK, France 24, and in NBC4, by which news anchor Jim Vance is truly truly amazed.

With almost 4 million views, the video has this current honors in Youtube: (as of August 04, 2007:

#1 - Most Viewed (This Month)
#1 - Most Viewed (This Month) - People & Blogs
#11 - Most Viewed (All Time) - People & Blogs
#2 - Top Rated (This Month)
#1 - Top Rated (This Month) - People & Blogs
#10 - Top Rated (All Time) - People & Blogs
#8 - Most Discussed (This Month)
#1 - Most Discussed (This Month) - People & Blogs
#16 - Most Discussed (All Time) - People & Blogs
#1 - Top Favorites (This Month)
#1 - Top Favorites (This Month) - People & Blogs
#6 - Top Favorites (All Time) - People & Blogs
#25 - Most Linked (This Month)
#3 - Most Linked (This Month) - People & Blogs
#28 - Most Linked (All Time) - People & Blogs

The uploader on Youtube has already disabled embedding for the video, after becoming a worldwide hit since it was uploaded in July 17, 2007. It was embeddable for two weeks I guess. Probably, you know the reason why it can't be embedded anywhere now.

The video is now on Yahoo! and at least, it's embeddable from there:

Photos courtesy of Yahoo! News

About M.I.

Mykiru is an entertainment blogger, having been named as one of the Top 10 Pinoy Showbiz Resources in the Philippines. For a decade now, has been delivering the latest, the hottest and most trending issues in the country.

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