Arianna Huffington: Happy Birthday, HuffPost Live!
The Huffington Post - over 3 years
One year ago today, we launched HuffPost Live, our live-streaming network, inviting you all to join, as I put it then, "a different kind of conversation." Our goal was to create the most social video experience possible -- allowing members of the HuffPost community to speak out on the issues that matter most to them, on equal footing with newsmakers, celebrities, pundits, and experts.
Things have gone even better than we'd hoped.
Since HuffPost Live launched, over 9,600 guests from more than 85 countries have joined us live on-air, discussing an eclectic mix of topics -- from presidential politics to pop culture memes, and everything in between. And thousands more have joined the conversation via our interactive social tools, leaving 1.3 million comments on the HuffPost Live platform.
The critical response has been equally strong. In its first year, HuffPost Live has won a Webby Award, a "Salute to Excellence Award" from the NABJ, a CINE Golden Eagle, an Appy, a Tel
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