Delivering impressive numbers month after month, GMA Network’s online platforms GMA News and GMA Public Affairs remained as the Philippines’ top news outlets and further increased their respective worldwide rankings in July.
Citing latest data from cross-platform digital video measurement provider Tubular Labs, GMA News was up nine spots and ranked No. 9 worldwide in the July 2020 leader board – outranking other top international news outlets such as ABC News, Fox News, and CNN.
Still the number one in the country, the account tallied 277 million views on Facebook and 192 million views on YouTube.
Driving a huge number of views for the page is the livestream of 24 Oras, which continues to be the most viewed local newscast online. In addition, the Express versions of 24 Oras, Saksi, and Unang Hirit also helped reach Filipino audiences across the globe.
Further, GMA News continued to lead in Facebook engagement with an all-time high of 74 million engagements according to data from Crowdtangle.
These efforts enabled GMA News to reach 15 million followers on Facebook and 7 million subscribers on YouTube. Across all platforms, the total followership of GMA News accounts has now reached 48 million.
The award-winning group of GMA Public Affairs maintained its spot as the second-ranked Philippine video publisher in the list at No. 18, with 107 million views on Facebook and 242 million views on YouTube.
Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho (KMJS), the Philippines’ highest-rating TV program, is similarly among the most-viewed public affairs shows online along with Imbestigador, Tunay na Buhay, Wish Ko Lang, and Ilaban Natin ‘Yan.
GMA Public Affairs digital shows Stand For Truth, Frontliners, Fact or Fake, RTx, Survivors, The Better Normal PH, Juan Love, Quarantours, Sumbungan ng Bayan, and ECQusina also drew in a substantial number of video views.
Earlier this year, the GMA Public Affairs YouTube channel received the Diamond Creator Award for surpassing 10 million subscribers. GMA Network currently holds two YouTube Diamond Play Buttons – for GMA Network and GMA Public Affairs channels – and is the first Philippine network to achieve such feat.
All these videos and more are being premiered on the GMA News Online website, www.gmanews.tv. For more Kapuso content, follow the GMA News and GMA Public Affairs official Facebook page and YouTube channel.