Last night’s final presidential debate delivered:
- 2.8M live watch hours, nearly five times higher than 2012
- 1.7M live peak concurrent viewers, over four times higher than 2012
- Over 140 million views on all debate-related videos
Throughout the debates, millions of viewers tuned in and stayed engaged. The average live session duration was 22 minutes across all three presidential debates and concurrent viewership consistently peaked towards the end of the debate.
In true YouTube fashion, Americans weren’t the only ones involved. Have a look at who was watching the most around the globe:
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Kurt Wilms, Product Lead, Live Streaming at YouTube, recently watched “The Third Presidential Debate.”