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YouTube Sees 75% Jump in News Views on Thirst for Virus Updates

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YouTube CPO Sees News Content Consumption Up 75% Amid Virus

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News viewership on YouTube soared 75% in recent weeks from the same time last year, with millions of people turning to the video site for updates on the coronavirus, Chief Product Officer Neal Mohan told Bloomberg Television.