Yahoo!-ABC News Network Top Source of Online News in February

By Merrill Knox Comment

The Yahoo!-ABC News network reached more than 89 million people last month, making it the top source of online news in February, ABC News announced today.

Traffic to ABC News digital content has increased 170%, and video streams have increased 173%, since the alliance was announced in October, according to ABC. Digital videos were streamed more than 100 million times in February.

The “Good Morning America” site has tripled its monthly traffic and grown 25% each month since the October launch.

“As we chart a course to be the number one in news and information, we’re just getting started delivering on the promise of this powerful partnership,” ABC News president Ben Sherwood said in a statement.