Mashable: YouTube Town Hall Stats


Mashable has the info:

A little while back, YouTube launched an online town hallto get the public interested and voting on the issues that matter most, and now the video site has released an infographic showing some of the results.

Every week YouTube posts user-submitted questions and U.S. representatives respond with short videos. Users then watch two videos head-to-head and vote on their favorite. Party affiliation is hidden until after the vote to get the public listening to ideas rather than thinking along party lines.

In two months of existence, YouTube’s town hall received 50 videos from U.S. representatives viewed a cumulative 1.3 million times. The most viewed video is a response from Senator Jerry Moran, R.-Kan., speaking about American economic growth.

And of course their fabulous infographic (we love these):

youtube town hall

Not gonna lie...I was kinda surprised with the top videos on the GOP side.  Really? KBH?  Really?  I hope more and more elected officials get on board with the "social media craze".  Not only does it make them more accountable but it also helps us get in touch with them.