Royal Wedding pulls in 72 million viewers

As predicted by the world’s media, YouTube users from all over viewed the Royal Wedding on the video-sharing site. 72 million users watched the wedding on YouTube’s live stream by people in over 188 countries! According to Google, the event’s video received 101 million views, including those who watched the broadcast later in the day. The data revealed that the UK had the most live streams, followed by the US, Italy, Germany and France.

No surprises as to what everyone’s favourite moment was being the kiss from the balcony at Buckingham Palace. During that 10 second moment, a staggering 100,000 people logged on. The official royal wedding site, which was hosted on Google App Engine and built by Accenture, has had over 37.7m page impressions and 13.7m visitors since it launched at the beginning of March.

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