When David Attenborough’s series “Blue Planet II” aired in 2017, so many Chinese fans downloaded the programme on the country’s online Tencent Video channel that the internet in China temporarily slowed down
Blue Planet II is so popular in China that it ’caused the internet to temporarily slow down’
lue Planet II is so popular that it reportedly caused internet problems in China when millions of viewers tried to stream it at the same time.
According to The Sunday Times, David Attenborough could be the most-watched individual on earth after 80m viewers tuned in to see his new nature documentary on marine life at the weekend.
And so many Chinese fans downloaded the programme on the country’s online Tencent Video channel that the internet temporarily slowed down.
On Weibo, China’s version of Twitter, users described the show as ‘beautiful’, and said they had been affected by Attenborough’s ‘appeal to protect the environment’.
Muchu Jun, a film blogger from Beijing, wrote: “I watched with my mouth hanging open. Blue P… Continue Reading (2 minute read)