YouTube Offers 90,000 Glimpses Into Ukraine’s Turmoil
But YouTube has grown increasingly instrumental to documenting the events. More than 90,000 videos related to the Ukrainian crisis have been uploaded since Feb. 1, representing 82% more videos than were shared to the service over the previous two months, according to data provided by YouTube.
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These videos, which include live streams that showed the chaos in the streets, have attained more than 25 million views between them. More than 200,000 people watched Espreso TV‘s live stream of protests in Kiev, Ukraine’s capital city, on Feb. 18. Meanwhile Hromadske.tv, an independent news organization based in Kiev, had more than 165,000 viewers for its live stream on YouTube Read more…
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