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2 million individuals watched the Tesla Semi Supply occasion on Twitter

Two million individuals watched Tesla ship its all-electric Class 8 Semi vehicles to its first clients dwell on Twitter. The Tesla Semi, which is a non-consumer product focused at business-to-business clients, was acquired by Frito-Lay and PepsiCo on Thursday night time on the firm’s Gigafactory in Sparks, Nevada.

Tesla at all times dwell streams its occasions on its YouTube channel, and its Cyber Rodeo occasion topped 3 million views. Nonetheless, Tesla’s CEO, Elon Musk, is now the proprietor and CEO of Twitter, and he promoted Tesla’s dwell stream on the platform.

Apart from YouTube influencers who held their very own live-streamed watch events for the supply occasions and Tesla’s personal channel, many watched the occasion proper on Twitter.

Tesla has over 2 million followers on its YouTube account, however as you possibly can see within the screenshot under, the dwell stream had 974,702 views at the moment. That quantity is anticipated to go up over time when extra individuals watch the replay.


Tesla’s different dwell stream occasions, such because the Cyber Rodeo at Giga Texas and AI Day half 2, crossed the one-million view mark. A few of its different live-streamed occasions, equivalent to its Q3 2022 monetary outcomes and Q&A webcast, acquired beneath 500,000 views.

On Twitter, Tesla’s dwell stream topped 2 million views.  Though Tesla’s dwell stream on Twitter had increased views, there may be numerous suggestions and room for enchancment.  There have been a couple of tweets asking for the flexibility to stream from Twitter to the TV.



Different suggestions and requests included permitting to set the dwell stream as a background with some transparency so customers can tweet whereas watching the occasion.

Gail Alfar, the proprietor of the WhatUpTesla weblog, advised Teslarati, “I virtually at all times watch SpaceX launches on Twitter dwell, so I used to be tremendous glad to listen to {that a} Tesla occasion shall be dwell on Twitter! And watching Tesla occasions is a household occasion for us, so all of us needed to collect collectively, and the TV doesn’t have a Twitter app (but), so all of us watched it on YouTube. We’re trying ahead to a potential Twitter app for TVs!”

Al Shen advised Teslarati that he additionally watched the dwell stream on YouTube.

“I made a decision to dwell stream the Tesla Semi supply occasion through Youtube for a few causes. First, I needed to share the dwell stream expertise with a couple of Youtube personalities that have been conducting digital “watch events” and permitting for extra engaged interplay in real-time. Stay streaming on Twitter nonetheless has room to evolve.”

“If there’s a designed dwell stream watch get together characteristic the place a extra managed group of company might view, remark, and nonetheless readily and simply tweet from their accounts, that will be thrilling. Half the enjoyable is the engagement with others.”

Twitter’s dwell stream characteristic does have numerous room for enchancment, and given Elon Musk’s openness to suggestions from his followers, we might start to see these enhancements over time. Did you watch the occasion on Twitter or on YouTube? What are your ideas?

Disclosure: Johnna is a $TSLA shareholder and believes in Tesla’s mission.  

Your suggestions is welcome. You probably have any feedback or considerations or see a typo, you possibly can electronic mail me at [email protected]. You may also attain me on Twitter at @JohnnaCrider1.

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2 million individuals watched the Tesla Semi Supply occasion on Twitter



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