Making News and Getting Views: HuffPost Live Hits a Billion
Huffington Post - about 3 years
In The Social Network, Justin Timberlake's Sean Parker dazzles Mark Zuckerberg by saying, "A million dollars isn't cool. You know what's cool? A billion dollars." Well, you know what else is cool? A billion video views. That's the milestone that HuffPost Live hit today, just 18 months after it launched. Cool....
Those billion views have been generated by a very broad range of programming, covering everything from the sublime (like this powerful look at the victims of gun violence, or this segment on a dad sent to jail because of a clerical error) to the silly (check out this interview with people who haven't shampooed their hair in years) -- and everything in between.
Among the most widely viewed of the nearly 12,000 segments HuffPost Live has produced are this breaking report on the passing of Nelson Mandela (1,025,630 views), this look at how to not overstep parental boundaries (2,536,932 views), this off-the-wall interview with Sarah Silverman and her very funny dad (1,332,143
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