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, communities and organizations to bring ideas to the local level, with independent organizers curating TED-like events all over the world. Now, with over 6,000 events having taken place (with at least one on every continent!) and 30,000 talks online, TEDx is truly a global movement.

So, how did we get to 100 million views? Well, one, through the hard work of TEDx’s ever-expanding network of volunteers, who put on amazing events because they believe in the power of ideas. And, two, because of you, dear video viewers, curious enough about the world around…

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