Streaming-record under Live Earth

Microsoft claims this weekends Live Earth concert had the biggest net audience ever.

For those of you still unaware, Live Earth is a 24-hour, 7-continent concert series that brings together more than 100 music artists and 2 billion people to trigger a global movement to solve the climate crisis.

Microsoft says that MSN received more than 10 million video streams, which according to Microsoft is the highest number of viewers during a web concert ever.

Reuters wrote that AOL had 5 million unique users during the Live 8 concerts 2 years ago. The numbers are difficult to compare though as one user can watch multiple streams at the same time. At the time AOL reported 175.000 simultaneous streams.

Visit Live Earth on MSN if you missed the concerts or want to see it again. Have a nice day 🙂

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