Millions of people yesterday were caught up in The Dress Debate, one of those social media events that briefly become something inexplicably huge and then quickly go away. The merry madness began when a 21-year-old Irish singer named Caitlin McNeill took to Tumblr and posted a photo of a dress which looks to be either white and gold or blue and black depending on a host of factors. Twenty-one million views on Buzzfeed and 800,000 tweets on Twitter followed.
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