Buzzfeed's exploding watermelon is Facebook Live's greatest hit - TrustedReviews

Forget war reporting or citizen journalism; Facebook Live has already found its hero stream, and it's absolutely ridiculous. Buzzfeed smashed Facebook Live records on Friday with a 45-minute stream titled 'Watch us explode this watermelon one rubber ...

What's The Potential Of Facebook Live? Almost 1 Million People Watching A Watermelon Explode Should Be A Good ... - Tech Times

The "Watermelon Explosion Challenge" livestream video planted by Buzzfeed on Facebook Live garnered the attention of nearly 1 million viewers in one single day. As the number keeps growing, this top trending item is an indication of the overwhelming ...

This exploding watermelon is why Facebook pays Buzzfeed for live video - International Business Times UK

How many rubber bands does it take to pop a watermelon? More than 800,000 tuned in to Facebook to watch the answer to that question as Buzzfeed livestreamed two staffers placing rubber bands around a watermelon until it exploded on Friday, 8 April.

In online first, 'exploding watermelon' experiment takes the cake - Al-Arabiya

The digital news site BuzzFeed on Friday showed just how quickly a mindless act can gain notoriety. (Photo courtesy: Buzzfeed). AFP, Washington Saturday, 9 April 2016. Text size A A A. In an online world where viral trends can shift in an instant, the ...

Exploding watermelon takes the world by storm - Jacaranda FM

Over the course of an hour yesterday the world stood still to watch two BuzzFeed employees wrap rubber bands around a watermelon. You may think that this sounds a little strange but the end product will "blow" your mind. The live stream of the event on ...

Massive online audience captivated by lengthy attempt to explode watermelon - 9news.com.au

Tension and release are indispensable components of a good story, but pop news site BuzzFeed took the concept to a new level overnight, captivating a massive internet audience with an epic attempt to explode a watermelon. More than 800,000 people who ...

800K Facebook users tuned in to watch a watermelon explode - New York Post

More than 800,000 viewers on Friday afternoon tuned into Facebook at the same time to watch a live stream of two people placing rubber bands around a watermelon one at a time until it finally exploded. The stunt — produced by Millennial-focused ...

Nearly 1 Million Facebook Users Tune In to Watch Watermelon Explode During Live Broadcast - KTLA

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated. Yes, more than 6 million people have watched a watermelon explode on Facebook. Two Buzzfeed ...

BuzzFeed's exploding watermelon nearly breaks Facebook Live - Digital Trends

BuzzFeed livestreamed two of its employees attempting to explode a watermelon using just rubber bands on Facebook Live on Friday — and the Internet went crazy. At its peak, the 45-minute video was watched live by over 800,000 viewers. That's the ...

Live watermelon explosion blows up Internet - CNET

What does it take to unify more than 5.5 million people online? One watermelon and a whole lot of rubber bands. The Buzzfeed Video Facebook page went live on Friday with a streaming feed showing two jumpsuit-wearing staffers wrapping one rubber band ...

7 TV Shows With Fewer Viewers Than BuzzFeed's Exploding Watermelon Video - WIRED

Today two BuzzFeed staffers performed an experiment where they used nearly 700 rubber bands to blow up a watermelon. They broadcast the whole thing in real time using Facebook Live. It was utterly mesmerizing—so mesmerizing that the livestream ...

In online first, 'exploding watermelon' takes the cake - SAMAA TV (press release) (registration) (blog)

WASHINGTON: In an online world where viral trends can shift in an instant, the “exploding watermelon” video may have set a high-water mark. The digital news site BuzzFeed on Friday showed just how quickly a mindless act can gain notoriety, using ...

This Exploding Watermelon Was Facebook Live's Biggest Hit To Date - BuzzFeed News

This afternoon, BuzzFeed exploded a watermelon with rubber bands in a Facebook Live video titled “Watch us explode this watermelon one rubber band at a time!” You may have seen it. According to Facebook, more people tuned in at the same time to watch ...

This Is What Facebook Live Is For: Blowing Up Watermelons With Rubber Bands - New York Magazine

Earlier today, BuzzFeed produced a video through Facebook's new livestream product that was — if I'm being entirely honest — very good. At its peak, more than 800,000 people were simultaneously watching two BuzzFeed employees stretch rubber bands ...

With 690 rubber bands and a watermelon, BuzzFeed creates Facebook Live's first driveway moment - Poynter.org

Two BuzzFeed staffers sat around a small, circular table, wearing smocks and safety glasses. Between them was a watermelon and a pile of rubber bands. Their mission: blow up the watermelon by gradually adding bands until it burst from the tension.

BuzzFeed's Watermelon Live Video Attracts More Than 800000 Viewers - Huffington Post Canada

BuzzFeed lured a surprising number of people Friday to watch a watermelon explode on live video. That's right. And all the media company had to do was get a smartphone, a Wi-Fi connection, buy a doomed watermelon, a box of rubber bands, and two sets ...

Here's the exploding watermelon video that captivated the internet on Friday - BGR

It's been a pretty slow Friday, which is why BuzzFeed decided to spice things up significantly by finding a very creative way to blow up a watermelon. Even better, they decided to do a live stream of the whole thing in which as many as 500,000 people ...

A watermelon just won the Internet - Kicker

We had thought we'd seen it all when Kim Kardashian's butt broke the Internet, but it turns out that a watermelon may have her beat. BuzzFeed live-streamed two employees putting rubber bands over a watermelon until it burst. For 45 minutes. And, people ...

800000 people watched BuzzFeed put rubber bands around a watermelon until it exploded - Q13 FOX

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated. Nearly a million people watched a watermelon explode. Live on Facebook. Well… 808,000. It's the ...

Welp, the future of Facebook is exploding watermelons - The Daily Dot

On Thursday, we learned that Facebook is deeply afraid users may have stopped sharing the deeply personal content that keeps people coming back to the site, jeopardizing their business model of monetizing our thoughts, feelings, and friendships.