MANILA - ABS-CBN News' YouTube channel welcomed its eight-millionth subscriber in January as it became the top Philippine news publisher with most video views in the country.
Its videos garnered over 5.56 billion views since inauguration, the most views by any news publisher, which ranks it third among all channels based in the Philippines, according to analytics firm Social Blade.
In the previous month, ABS-CBN News stayed on top of stories such as the eruption of the Taal Volcano, the outbreak of a new strain of coronavirus, and the death of basketball great Kobe Bryant.
Last year, the news arm of the country's biggest broadcasting company launched its mobile application, where users receive prompts for live videos and news alerts. It also boosted its online presence with NXT, which presents informative videos on current events and relevant issues produced for the digital generation of Filipinos.
ABS-CBN News continues to inform over 18 million followers on Facebook and 6.6 million on Twitter. It is also connected to 1.8 million followers on Instagram.