Special Classifieds Feature

Buy Washington Post Inauguration newspapers, books, and more

Millions Watch Inauguration on Web

In a milestone for online video, the inauguration became the most-watched event in the history of the Web, with one company saying it streamed coverage to 7.7 million computers simultaneously, the Associated Press reports. CNN said it delivered 21.3 million streams in the course of nine hours.

Most major news companies used Web video -- including washingtonpost.com, which broadcast from its newsroom and the Capitol.

The change marks a big difference from the previous inauguration -- which predated YouTube.

Read the rest of the AP story, or stream washingtonpost.com's inauguration documentary.

By Christopher Dean Hopkins  |  January 21, 2009; 11:50 AM ET  | Category:  Around the Web
Previous: Road Closures Around National Cathedral | Next: Inaugural Images -- Send Us Yours




Add Inauguration Watch to Your Site
Stay on top of the latest from Inauguration Watch! This easy-to-use widget is simple to add to your own Web site and will update every time there's a new installment of Inauguration Watch.
Get This Widget >>


Comments



The comments to this entry are closed.

 
 
RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2010 The Washington Post Company