Vidooly- a leading Video Intelligence and Cross Platform Analytics Software company in its annual report ‘ Vidooly’s Annual Digital Video Report’ has ranked NYOOOZ in the top 10 Digital News Networks of 2017 with 106.14 million views leaving behind leading news groups. The network has 2 channels with 241.91k subscribers. It is interesting to note that 77.70% of the lifetime viewership of the channel that amounts to 136.60 million came in the year 2017 itself.
Talking of the complete YouTube News Report, NYOOOZ was ranked at the 32nd position, ahead of a number of news channels on YouTube like Hindustan Times, The Indian Express, Rajya Sabha TV, Republic TV, The Quint, ANI News, BBC News and many more.
Vidooly’s annual digital video report for news category 2017 is an effort to examine the viewership growth pattern in India’s growing news channel industry on YouTube platform.
Alok Verma, CEO and Editor in Chief said “We are really happy to be featured in the Top 10 Digital News Networks of 2017 by Vidooly. We have been focused on changing the traditional paradigm of news consumption while focusing on serving city specific news content to our viewers. This year we want to grow our audiences from our current 50 cities to 150 cities and become the No. 1 Digital Video News Platform”
NYOOOZ was started by Alok Verma, who was earlier associated with media houses like Zee News Network, Star Interactive and TV Today News Network. Sailing through all odds the channel has today evolved into a well-established and widely circulated Digital News Publishing Platform.
Ahead of its curve, NYOOOZ has found its niche by official partnering with from the likes of Yahoo, Amazon Alexa, AP Broadcast, CCTV, UC News, Jio Express News, News Republic and Daily Motion.
NYOOOZ team is a collection of young journalists focused on unearthing news stories from smaller cities that impact citizens from the city helping create awareness and impact across content categories of politics, health, sports and lifestyle in the city. They bridge the information gap using video first stories through on the ground reporters and news gatherers using new media technologies for mobile first audiences.
The annual report was calculated for YouTube News reports and the Digital News Network for the year 2017. The world is moving at a fast pace, and so is the information. People are bombarded with huge chunks of information, and amidst this bombardment, everybody has found their trusted sources. The primary sources such as newspapers and television have taken a backseat and the smartphones or ‘the evolving digital medium’ is emerging as the sole preference.
For the ranking, the YouTube channels that solely dealt with news content and were updated regularly were considered.
The report also shared lifetime views of Indian news networks in the year 2017, which was calculated to be 18 billion.