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How the world watched Michael Jackson’s Memorial – By the Numbers
July 9, 2009, 4:45 am
Filed under: Statistics, Web Analytics | Tags: ,

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In the time window from 12AM to 4PM EST, Web analytics company Omniture reports that CNN saw:

  • 72 million page views
  • 10.8 million unique visitors
  • 8.9 million live video streams

CDN server logs also indicate that CNN saw a peak of 781,000 concurrent live streams at its peak.

We’ve also gotten some numbers from Ustream:

  • 4.6 million total streams
  • 1.6 million total unique visitors
  • 12,000 messages per minute sent through chat/Ustream’s Social Stream

Update: Facebook has sent us their finalized stats, taken from all partner sites that integrated its stream of real-time updates. In total, the social network reports that 1 million users posted approximately 800,000 status:
CNN:

  • 733,000 status updates
  • 759,000 Facebook users viewing broadcast
  • 6,000 updates/minute at the peak

E! Online:

  • 9,000 status updates
  • 87,000 Facebook users viewing broadcast

ABC:

  • 48,000 status updates
  • 97,000 Facebook users viewing broadcast

MTV:

  • 5,000 status updates

21,000 Facebook users viewing broadcast

More: http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/07/07/the-world-was-watching-michael-jacksons-memorial-by-the-numbers/




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