Google just made an amazing announcement on the YouTube blog. It seems that a lot of people tuned in to view skydiver Felix Baumgartner’s unbelievable supersonic freefall.
At peak, the video-streaming network had over 8 million concurrent livestreams of the Red Bull channel, where the jump was being carried. To put this number in perspective, the amount of viewers this morning was roughly equal to the entire population of New York City. Amazing.
In case you missed Baumgartner’s 128,100 foot jump from a helium-filled balloon over Roswell, New Mexico, here you go:
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