Touting the early success of their six-month old online news alliance, Yahoo! and ABC News announced Friday that they streamed nearly half a billion videos in March.
The partnership's videos, including five new original series, were streamed 483 million times, according to comScore. ABC News Digital also reported 131 percent growth since September. Yahoo! and ABC News announced their collaboration in October.
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At the time, they said their combined efforts would deliver content to more than 100 million U.S. users each month. Yahoo! News already reached more unique users than any other news site, and the organizations' combined traffic gave them 25 million more uniques than their closest rival, CNN.com.
Yahoo! News and ABC News’ said their digital original series including “Around the World with Christiane Amanpour,” “This Could be Big with Bill Weir,” “Power Players,” “Newsmakers,” and “Katie’s Take” have been viewed almost 60 million times.