YouTube guided meditation video views skyrocket during pandemic

YouTube guided meditation video views skyrocket during pandemic

We’re all trying to cope with this year.

During Google parent company Alphabet’s earnings call Thursday, CEO Sundar Pichai noted that YouTube views for guided meditation videos went up 40 percent on the streaming platform since mid-March. 

We all know what triggered that. As social distancing and new work-from-home routines settled into place throughout the U.S. this year, many apparently turned to YouTube as a relaxation source. There were also more than 1 billion views for Do-It-Yourself face mask tutorials on the site. 

signs of the COVID era, according to $ GOOG earnings call: guided meditation video views on YouTube are up 40% and DIY face mask tutorials have been viewed more than 1bn times

— Kari Paul (@kari_paul) October 29, 2020 Read more…

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