Inaugural live stream of Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders Meeting reaches more than 1.8 million streams on Yahoo Finance

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This past weekend, Yahoo played host to the first-ever live stream of the Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholders meeting, opening the legendary event up to a global audience.

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The live stream on Yahoo Finance reached more than 1.8 million total views across all devices, in both English and Mandarin. More than 1.1 million unique viewers tuned in worldwide, spending a total of 17.6 million minutes watching Berkshire Hathaway Chairman & CEO Warren Buffett, and Vice Chairman Charlie Munger, share their insights, views and advice, live from the CenturyLink Center in Omaha. The content will remain exclusively on Yahoo Finance for the next 30 days and can be seen here.

Yahoo delivered the live stream in HD quality, with a rebuffering ratio of less than .75 percent. Advertisers also had a unique opportunity to connect with viewers alongside this much-anticipated event.

Be sure to check it all out on Yahoo Finance.