The October announcement of the Yahoo! and ABC News partnership has proven to be a valuable alliance for ABC News Digital, resulting in the most trafficked month in history for their platforms in the month of January with over 414 million page views.
ABC News Digital platforms including ABCNews.com, OTUSNews.com, Goodmorningamerica.com on Yahoo! and ABC News articles on Yahoo! News saw an online traffic boost of 165 percent and digital video streams of 100 million – an increase of 179 percent – since the Yahoo! News/ABC News alliance.
GoodMorningAmerica.com on Yahoo! is consistently showing a growth on popularity among users, tripling its monthly traffic with a 25% increase each month. Additionally, the ABC News/Yahoo! News digital original video series including Newsmakers, Around the World with Christiane Amanpour and This Could be Big with Bill Weir also saw triple the amount of video streams since their October debuts. The most recent online video series, Power Players grew 219% month over month.
Yahoo! News’ alliance with ABC News plays a key role in Yahoo!’s ambitious year-long coverage of the 2012 Elections and further strengthens Yahoo! as the No. 1 online news source, greatly enhancing our already robust news content. This unmatched alliance creates a powerful news experience that provides people greater access to compelling news and information, including more original news video online than ever before.