RickRolling is a fake video link. Instead of getting the video you were looking for, you get Rick Astley’s “Never Going to Give You Up”. This started as a joke. It is considered funny because of the over-the-top dancing in this music video from the 80’s. Now, the video has gone viral (viral video: widespread popularity through the process of Internet sharing) and it’s all over the internet. If you’ve spent much time on youtube, you’ve probably been “rick rolled”.
Here’s the rick roll video: