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2.5 million people watched U2 on YouTube

YouTube now accepts 15-minute videos

 youtube-logo.pngAccording to the newspaper The Sun, approximately 2.5 million people watched the free and special presentation of U2 on YouTube, an event that took place at dawn last Monday.

‚ÄúPeople in 16 countries were able to check the performance of the U2 group over the internet, in addition to the crowd of 96,000 fans who were there. The show in Pasadena Rose Bowl, California, was the penultimate of the 360 ‚Äč‚Äčtour, ‚ÄĚsaid the report.

Similar to the YouTube Live broadcast, which took place last year, Google’s video site again used Akamai HD’s streaming technology to achieve maximum scaling during the broadcast.

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