Sunday, May 18, 2008

Some stats

According to a research conducted by Harris Interactive 11.5 billion online videos were viewed by internet users from United States during March 2008, a 13% increase when compared to February data and a whooping 64% when compared to March 2007.

1st Google : More than 4.3 billion videos viewed.
2nd Fox Interactive : 54. million videos viewed.
3rd Yahoo! : 37.5 million videos viewed.
4th Viacom Digital : 26.6 million videos viewed.

YouTube hosts over six million videos, growing at about 20 percent every month.
The videos take up 45 terabytes of storage — about 5,000 home computers’ worth.
The total time spent watching YouTube videos since it started last year is 9,305 years!
The content requires several million dollars’ worth of bandwidth a month to transmit.

The average video duration online was 2.8 minutes while average video viewer spent 235 minutes online. A lot of view were generated by this amazing site. Google being ranked top destination for online videos thank to YouTube that account for 98% of videos viewed on Google sites.

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