March 8, 2021

News Roundup

News and New Resources

1. First Presidential Debate on YouTube: Nearly 2 Million Concurrent Viewers and Over 3 Million Live Watch Hours (via YouTube Blog)

To put these numbers into context, we took a look at 2012 debate viewership on YouTube. Compared to 2012, last night’s debate had 14x larger live viewership, 5x higher watch time, and 4x more peak concurrent viewers. And views on all debate-related videos exceeded 88 million.

See Also: Trump-Clinton Debate Seen By Record 80.9 Million TV Viewers: CNN (via Reuters)

See Also: How the Cable News Networks’ Ratings Fared for the First Presidential Debate (via FishbowlDC)

2. Preview: Crossref Plans to Release New DOI Display Guidelines in the Next Couple of Weeks

3. Two New Apps: Google News Lite Mode App Launches for Slower Internet Connections (via Search Engine Land)  & YouTube Go App “Reimagines” Video Service For The Next Generation Of  Viewers (via YouTube Blog)

4. Belgium’s Liberaal Archief Joins Flickr Commons

5. Cornell University Library Announces Grants to Help Digitize Glass Models, Punk Fliers

Findings

6. More Text, Less Talk: Millennials Would Rather Delete their Phone App Than Delete Snapchat (via Business Insider)

7. Top 10 Pay TV Services in U.S. Collectively Lost 663,000 Television Subscribers in Q2 2016 Quarter, Were Down By 437,100 Year On Year (via informitv Multiscreen Index)

Updates

8. Software: VuFind 3.1 Releases

9. Ex Libris Collaborates with Rosetta Users for Release of Rosetta 5.1

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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