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Written by Cassie McDaniel   
Tuesday, 21 October 2008

Technology is enhancing the way people around the world experience general conference. The words of prophets, apostles, and leaders reach more people than ever before, in 93 languages. Worldwide discussion about general conference continues to increase, aided by social networking tools like Twitter and blogs.


  • Average number of audio and video streams (Windows Media Player and Move Player) per session: 93,133
Increase of 132% since April 2008
  • Average number of audio streams per session: 21,065
Increase of 89% since April 2008
  • Average number of video streams per session: 72,068
Increase of 148% since April 2008


  • Number of satellite broadcasts supported: 6,838
Covers approximately 85% of the earth’s land mass
Enables approximately 87% of Church members to participate
  • Number of languages delivered in real time: 60


  • Number of tweets made concerning general conference: 1,500

Google Trends

  • Twice the normal usage for the keywords “LDS general conference”


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