He filmed the parody on social video site Chatroulette, where users can talk to random people and switch to another stranger if the conversation dries up.
The split screen shows Kardynal's antics on one side and the reaction of users who have stumbled across him on the other.
Now that video chatting service Chatroulette has become a verified phenomenon, its owner is hoping to attract advertisers with a revamped version meant to be less about naked people and more about making money.
At least that’s what the site’s founder, a 17-year-old kid from Moscow, is hoping to achieve.
I'm not a terribly accomplished drinker, so by the time he's booted up the laptop, downloaded some recording software and signed on, I am no longer giggling nervously, I'm giggling like a half-drunken coed.
Or a grown woman behaving embarrassingly like a half-drunken coed. "Maybe I'm just a little scared about looking into the darkest corners of random strangers' sexual obsessions," I say (giggling, of course).
The views are nearly as impressive as Cyrus own Vevo record for the original video, the single attracted 19.3million views in the space of 24 hours.
The new version comes in difficult times for the Oslo, Norway-based startup after advisor Shawn Fanning (of Napster fame) left the company as advertisers were ignoring the site for fear of nudity and inappropriate activity.
Tech Crunch described the new version as “flaky,” warning that the “penis problem is far from gone: At the moment the site is really flaky, but when the video chat does work it seems like the penis problem is far from gone both in my own initial experience and what I am hearing from other users. The Chatroulette website is a project by a Russian student who revealed in a New York Times interview that he created the service for himself and his friends, with no business plan in place.
Fortunately, my friend Bill — my always sensitive and caring friend — can't help saying, "So, what is wrong with you tonight?
As new chatters appear in a window on-screen, he types as fast as he can, politely asking if they'll answer questions for a news story.