ABS-CBN News received last November a diamond play button, which is given to creators that reached 10 million subscribers.
Online video-sharing platform YouTube has unveiled the local lists of trending videos, music videos, and creators that captured the attention of netizens this 2020.
The second most subscribed YouTube channel in Southeast Asia, ABS-CBN Entertainment has also logged 38.8 billion lifetime views, ranking first among the most watched YouTube channels in the Philippines and tenth in the world as of October this year.
There are now more than 40 million unique YouTube viewers in the Philippines each month, as more Filipinos tucked into their homes watching videos on how to be a better plantito or plantita, among other growing niche passions.
After being denied of a congressional franchise, ABS-CBN is solidifying its digital transformation with ABS-CBN News now reaching 10 million subscribers on YouTube.
ABS-CBN is expanding its venture further in the digital space with Star Music’s introduction of its YouTube channel for children’s learning called TuTuBee.
Starting July 27 until August 31, families can give their kids a memorable ‘After School’ experience with YouTube kids through a wide variety of new movies and specials.
The move to create a dedicated section for Covid-19 is widely seen as YouTube’s way to “clear” channels that might be peddling misinformation through the platform.