Bruce P. Mehlman
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864,000 Hours of Video are Uploaded to Youtube
Each day, 864,000 hours of video are uploaded to Youtube.
183 Million Viewers Watched an Average of 186 Videos Each During May 2010.
Nearly 183 million viewers watched an average of 186 videos per viewer during the month of May 2010. Google Sites attracted 144.6 million unique viewers during the month (101.2 videos per viewer), followed by Yahoo! Sites with 46.0 million viewers (7.3 videos per viewer), and Vevo with 45.6 million viewers (9.4 videos per viewer).
YouTube Accounted for 43.1 Percent of All Videos Viewed Online in May 2010
YouTube.com achieved record levels of viewing activity in May 2010 with an all-time high of 14.6 billion videos viewed, representing 43.1 percent of all videos viewed online. Hulu ranked second with 1.2 billion videos, Microsoft Sites ranked third with 642 million, followed by Vevo with 430 million and Viacom Digital with 347 million.
According to comScore Inc. data, Google, with its properties, including YouTube Inc. , represents 55 percent of online videos viewed.
Each hour during peak time, about 10% of all households have seen a YouTube video, and almost 25% have seen a Flash video in general
YouTube alone is about 5% of global Internet traffic, and is about 10% of all Internet traffic in Africa
A single YouTube viewing consumes nearly 100 times as much cellular bandwidth as a voice call
YouTube released viewing figures saying it serves more than 1 billion videos a day, or roughly 30 billion in a month. This number reflects global data.
According to comScore, in August YouTube surpassed 10 billion views in a single month in the United States for the first time. That made YouTube nearly 20 times more popular than its nearest rival in online video, Microsoft, which showed just 547 million videos.
According to data analysis by Brian Solis, president of Silicon Valley public-relations firm Future Works, YouTube’s users are half women and half men.