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100 million views for TEDx! Plus: 5 great moments in TEDx Talks history

100 million views for TEDx! Plus: 5 great moments in TEDx Talks history

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Spring has been an exciting season for TEDx. In March, the program celebrated its 4th birthday; and now — just two months later — we’re excited to announce that the TEDx YouTube channel has reached its 100 millionth video view. In 2009, the TEDx program was created in the spirit of TED’s mission, “ideas worth spreading,” to empower individuals, []

Lift the ban on YouTube: Artists in Pakistan speak out

Lift the ban on YouTube: Artists in Pakistan speak out

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As a young musician in Pakistan, TED Fellow Usman Riaz learned to play in the percussive guitar style by watching YouTube videos of Kaki King and her influences, including the founder of the technique, Preston Reed. Now, Riaz is among the artists and musicians calling for Pakistan to lift its seven-month-old ban on YouTube. Talking []