How many people are shown in this video of a NYC march?
July 10, 2019 2:48 PM   Subscribe

If you have any experience estimating crowd size, about how many people do you think are in this march?
posted by andoatnp to Society & Culture (4 answers total)
 
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posted by rhizome at 5:01 PM on July 10


Hm, I checked and it worked for me in an incognito browser.
posted by andoatnp at 5:20 PM on July 10


Worked on my laptop, s'pose it might just be a mobile thing.

This one is hard to estimate by sight. I'd get a rough count of how many pass by a point (could be the edge of the frame) in 10sec and multiply by, oh, 27 (4.5min ÷ 10sec). It looks like it thins out a bit by the end, but not consistently, so rounding down to hundreds should get you close enough for horseshoes.
posted by rhizome at 5:41 PM on July 10


I can see it on iPhone/Chrome. It’s long!

I see a few hundred people per 10 seconds of video, but some/most of the video is sped up so make of that what you will.
posted by SaltySalticid at 7:09 PM on July 10


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