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You-Tube: Facts and Figures

compiled by website-monitoring.com You Tube" Facts & Figures YouTube's mission is for YOU to discover and shape the world through video Timeline: Five Years of YouTube - A History of Memorable Moments • February 2005- Founders register domain name and begin work on site • April 23, 2005 - First video uploaded to the site • May 2005 - Beta launch of YouTube • June 2005 - YouTube embeds enabled • December 2005 - Official launch (8 million videos watched a day) 2005 • March 2006 - Content Verification Program launched 2006 March 2006 - Filtering technology launches • May 2006 - Video responses launched • July 2006 - 100 million video views per day; 65,000 video uploads per day • August 2006 - First advertising formats launched: Participatory Video Ads (PVA) and Brand Channels You Tube + • October 2006 - Google acquisition of YouTube for Google $1.65 billion • May 2007 - First known instance of 2007 a Rick Roll • June 2007 - YouTube launches in nine countries • June 2007 - YouTube mobile site launched • July and November 2007 CNN You Tube CNN/YouTube Debates • August 2007 - InVideo Ads launched • September 2007 - Non-profit channels launched • October 2007 - Queen of England launches YouTube channel • October 2007 - Content management system "Content ID" with video identification launched • December 2007 - YouTube Partner Program launched • January 2008 - 10 hours of video uploaded every minute • January 2008 - YouTube mobile site launched with full video catalog • March 2008 - YouTube Insight analytics tool launched • April 2008 - YouTube Screening Room launched • May 2008 - 13 hours of video uploaded every minute • June 2008 - Interactive YouTube feature Annotations launched • June 2008 - YouTube integration into Sony Bravia TV • August 2008 - YouTube Captions launched • October 2008 - CBS and MGM full-length programming comes to YouTube • October 2008 - 15 hours of video uploaded every minute • November 2008 - Promoted Videos launched • November 2008 - Pre-Roll ads launched • December 2008 - 720p HD launched 2008 • January 2009 - US Congress and President channels launched • January 2009 - Homepage ads expanded from 1 to 7 formats • February 2009 - Vatican Channel launched • March 2009 - Disney deal signed 2009 • April 2009 - Peabody Award • April 2009 - Shows and Movies launch with hundreds of movies and thousands of full-length TV episodes • May 2009 - 20 hours of video uploaded every minute • June 2009 - YouTube auto-share launched connecting YouTube to social networks and Webmail accounts • July 2009 - 3D launched • August 2009 - Individual Video Partnerships launch • October 2009 - Live stream of U2 concert • October 2009 - First major network deal signed for catch-up TV on YouTube: Channel 4 • October 2009 - YouTube announced more than You Tube 18 1 billion views per day • November 2009 - 1080p full-HD launched • January 2010 - YouTube Rentals launched • February 2010 - Live stream of President Obama YouTube interview • March 2010 - YouTube video page redesign launched • March 2010 - 24 hours of video uploaded per minute • April 2010 - Indian Premier League cricket season live-streamed to the 2010 world on YouTube • May 2010 - YouTube exceeds 2 billion views a day Interesting Facts 19 seconds The length of the first video uploaded to YouTube. 1.96 million The number of times the first video has been played. 185.39 million The number of times the most popular video on YouTube, Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance", has been played. 6.6 The factor by which YouTube's number of monthly video streams served (4.67 billion) exceeds that of the second-place site in that category, according to Nielsen. $1.65 billion In dollars worth of stock, the amount Google paid to acquire YouTube in November 2006. 51 The number of languages into which Google's automatic speech recognition technology can translate YouTube videos and create captions. International Localized in 23 countries across 24 different languages Key YouTube Stats Exceeds 2 billion views a day Nearly double the prime-time audience of all 3 major U.S. broadcast networks combined 24 hours of video uploaded every minute 15 minutes a day Average person spends on YouTube More video is uploaded to YouTube in 60 days than all 3 major US networks created in 60 years 70% of YouTube's traffic comes from outside the U.S. Partner and Advertising Stats Partner ad revenue more than tripled in 2009 There are over 7,000 hours of full-length movies and shows on YouTube YouTube is monetizing over a DIllion video views per week globally (that's more monthly views than our closest competitor) 94 of Advertising Age's 100 top advertisers have run campaigns on YouTube and the Google Content Network The number of advertisers using display ads on YouTube increased 10-fold in the past year Product Stats More products/features released in 2009 than in all of 2007 and 2008 combined The combination of better search and discovery (in addition to more content) has driven daily minutes per user up 55% in 2009 YouTube has more HD content than any other online video site Hundreds of millions of videos are watched every month on mobile devices The YouTube player is embedded across 10s of millions of Websites Content ID Content ID scans over 100 years of video every day 1000+ partners are using Content ID, including every major US network broadcaster, movie studio and record Over a third of YouTube's total monetized views come from Content ID Social Over 3 million people are connected and auto-sharing to at least one social network An auto-share Tweet results in ~7 new youtube.com sessions YouTube Video Consumption across social networks: Facebook: 46.2 years of videos watched a day MySpace: 5.6 years of videos watched a day Orkut: 12.7 years of videos watched a day Hi5: 1.2 years of videos watched a day Top 10 most subscribed channels on YouTube: E NigaHiga: 2,159,651 subscribers Fred: 1,712,103 subscribers ShaneDawsonTV: 1,463,081 subscribers smosh: 1,444,257 subscribers =3E RayWilliamJohnson: 1,188,647 subscribers UNIVERSAL universalmusicgroup: 1,096,290 subscribers sxephil: 1,054,484 subscribers 8. MACHINIMA.COM machinima: 1,011,493 subscribers ShaneDawsonTV2: 972,849 subscribers 10 davedays: 919,233 subscribers Data compiled for you by Website-Monitoring.com on 05/10/2010. Data source: YouTube. Website{Monitoring स स से । ক কক। स स स ও ও स स compiled by website-monitoring.com You Tube" Facts & Figures YouTube's mission is for YOU to discover and shape the world through video Timeline: Five Years of YouTube - A History of Memorable Moments • February 2005- Founders register domain name and begin work on site • April 23, 2005 - First video uploaded to the site • May 2005 - Beta launch of YouTube • June 2005 - YouTube embeds enabled • December 2005 - Official launch (8 million videos watched a day) 2005 .... • March 2006 - Content Verification Program launched 2006 March 2006 - Filtering technology launches • May 2006 - Video responses launched • July 2006 - 100 million video views per day; 65,000 video uploads per day • August 2006 - First advertising formats launched: Participatory Video Ads (PVA) and Brand Channels You Tube + • October 2006 - Google acquisition of YouTube for Google $1.65 billion • May 2007 - First known instance of 2007 a Rick Roll • June 2007 - YouTube launches in nine countries 9 • June 2007 - YouTube mobile site launched • July and November 2007 CNN You Tube CNN/YouTube Debates • August 2007 - InVideo Ads launched • September 2007 - Non-profit channels launched • October 2007 - Queen of England launches YouTube channel • October 2007 - Content management system "Content ID" with video identification launched • December 2007 - YouTube Partner Program launched • January 2008 - 10 hours of video uploaded every minute • January 2008 - YouTube mobile site launched with full video catalog • March 2008 - YouTube Insight analytics tool launched • April 2008 - YouTube Screening Room launched • May 2008 - 13 hours of video uploaded every minute • June 2008 - Interactive YouTube feature Annotations launched • June 2008 - YouTube integration into Sony Bravia TV • August 2008 - YouTube Captions launched • October 2008 - CBS and MGM full-length programming comes to YouTube • October 2008 - 15 hours of video uploaded every minute • November 2008 - Promoted Videos launched • November 2008 - Pre-Roll ads launched • December 2008 - 720p HD launched 2008 • January 2009 - US Congress and President channels launched • January 2009 - Homepage ads expanded from 1 to 7 formats • February 2009 - Vatican Channel launched • March 2009 - Disney deal signed 2009 • April 2009 - Peabody Award • April 2009 - Shows and Movies launch with hundreds of movies and thousands of full-length TV episodes • May 2009 - 20 hours of video uploaded every minute • June 2009 - YouTube auto-share launched connecting YouTube to social networks and Webmail accounts • July 2009 - 3D launched • August 2009 - Individual Video Partnerships launch • October 2009 - Live stream of U2 concert • October 2009 - First major network deal signed for catch-up TV on YouTube: Channel 4 • October 2009 - YouTube announced more than You Tube 18 1 billion views per day • November 2009 - 1080p full-HD launched • January 2010 - YouTube Rentals launched • February 2010 - Live stream of President Obama YouTube interview • March 2010 - YouTube video page redesign launched • March 2010 - 24 hours of video uploaded per minute • April 2010 - Indian Premier League cricket season live-streamed to the 2010 world on YouTube • May 2010 - YouTube exceeds 2 billion views a day Interesting Facts 19 seconds The length of the first video uploaded to YouTube. 1.96 million The number of times the first video has been played. 185.39 million The number of times the most popular video on YouTube, Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance", has been played. 6.6 The factor by which YouTube's number of monthly video streams served (4.67 billion) exceeds that of the second-place site in that category, according to Nielsen. $1.65 billion In dollars worth of stock, the amount Google paid to acquire YouTube in November 2006. 51 The number of languages into which Google's automatic speech recognition technology can translate YouTube videos and create captions. International Localized in 23 countries across 24 different languages Key YouTube Stats Exceeds 2 billion views a day Nearly double the prime-time audience of all 3 major U.S. broadcast networks combined 24 hours of video uploaded every minute 15 minutes a day Average person spends on YouTube More video is uploaded to YouTube in 60 days than all 3 major US networks created in 60 years 70% of YouTube's traffic comes from outside the U.S. Partner and Advertising Stats Partner ad revenue more than tripled in 2009 There are over 7,000 hours of full-length movies and shows on YouTube YouTube is monetizing over a DIllion video views per week globally (that's more monthly views than our closest competitor) 94 of Advertising Age's 100 top advertisers have run campaigns on YouTube and the Google Content Network The number of advertisers using display ads on YouTube increased 10-fold in the past year Product Stats More products/features released in 2009 than in all of 2007 and 2008 combined The combination of better search and discovery (in addition to more content) has driven daily minutes per user up 55 % in 2009 YouTube has more HD content than any other online video site Hundreds of millions of videos are watched every month on mobile devices The YouTube player is embedded across 10s of millions of Websites Content ID Content ID scans over 100 years of video every day 1000+ partners are using Content ID, including every major US network broadcaster, movie studio and record Over a third of YouTube's total monetized views come from Content ID Social Over 3 million people are connected and auto-sharing to at least one social network An auto-share Tweet results in ~7 new youtube.com sessions YouTube Video Consumption across social networks: Facebook: 46.2 years of videos watched a day MySpace: 5.6 years of videos watched a day Orkut: 12.7 years of videos watched a day Hi5: 1.2 years of videos watched a day Top 10 most subscribed channels on YouTube: E NigaHiga: 2,159,651 subscribers Fred: 1,712,103 subscribers ShaneDawsonTV: 1,463,081 subscribers smosh: 1,444,257 subscribers =3E RayWilliamJohnson: 1,188,647 subscribers UNIVERSAL universalmusicgroup: 1,096,290 subscribers sxephil: 1,054,484 subscribers 8. MACHINIMA.COM machinima: 1,011,493 subscribers ShaneDawsonTV2: 972,849 subscribers 10 davedays: 919,233 subscribers Data compiled for you by Website-Monitoring.com on 05/10/2010. Data source: YouTube. Website{Monitoring 5 compiled by website-monitoring.com You Tube" Facts & Figures YouTube's mission is for YOU to discover and shape the world through video Timeline: Five Years of YouTube - A History of Memorable Moments • February 2005- Founders register domain name and begin work on site • April 23, 2005 - First video uploaded to the site • May 2005 - Beta launch of YouTube • June 2005 - YouTube embeds enabled • December 2005 - Official launch (8 million videos watched a day) 2005 .... • March 2006 - Content Verification Program launched 2006 March 2006 - Filtering technology launches • May 2006 - Video responses launched • July 2006 - 100 million video views per day; 65,000 video uploads per day • August 2006 - First advertising formats launched: Participatory Video Ads (PVA) and Brand Channels You Tube + • October 2006 - Google acquisition of YouTube for Google $1.65 billion • May 2007 - First known instance of 2007 a Rick Roll • June 2007 - YouTube launches in nine countries 9 • June 2007 - YouTube mobile site launched • July and November 2007 CNN You Tube CNN/YouTube Debates • August 2007 - InVideo Ads launched • September 2007 - Non-profit channels launched • October 2007 - Queen of England launches YouTube channel • October 2007 - Content management system "Content ID" with video identification launched • December 2007 - YouTube Partner Program launched • January 2008 - 10 hours of video uploaded every minute • January 2008 - YouTube mobile site launched with full video catalog • March 2008 - YouTube Insight analytics tool launched • April 2008 - YouTube Screening Room launched • May 2008 - 13 hours of video uploaded every minute • June 2008 - Interactive YouTube feature Annotations launched • June 2008 - YouTube integration into Sony Bravia TV • August 2008 - YouTube Captions launched • October 2008 - CBS and MGM full-length programming comes to YouTube • October 2008 - 15 hours of video uploaded every minute • November 2008 - Promoted Videos launched • November 2008 - Pre-Roll ads launched • December 2008 - 720p HD launched 2008 • January 2009 - US Congress and President channels launched • January 2009 - Homepage ads expanded from 1 to 7 formats • February 2009 - Vatican Channel launched • March 2009 - Disney deal signed 2009 • April 2009 - Peabody Award • April 2009 - Shows and Movies launch with hundreds of movies and thousands of full-length TV episodes • May 2009 - 20 hours of video uploaded every minute • June 2009 - YouTube auto-share launched connecting YouTube to social networks and Webmail accounts • July 2009 - 3D launched • August 2009 - Individual Video Partnerships launch • October 2009 - Live stream of U2 concert • October 2009 - First major network deal signed for catch-up TV on YouTube: Channel 4 • October 2009 - YouTube announced more than You Tube 18 1 billion views per day • November 2009 - 1080p full-HD launched • January 2010 - YouTube Rentals launched • February 2010 - Live stream of President Obama YouTube interview • March 2010 - YouTube video page redesign launched • March 2010 - 24 hours of video uploaded per minute • April 2010 - Indian Premier League cricket season live-streamed to the 2010 world on YouTube • May 2010 - YouTube exceeds 2 billion views a day Interesting Facts 19 seconds The length of the first video uploaded to YouTube. 1.96 million The number of times the first video has been played. 185.39 million The number of times the most popular video on YouTube, Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance", has been played. 6.6 The factor by which YouTube's number of monthly video streams served (4.67 billion) exceeds that of the second-place site in that category, according to Nielsen. $1.65 billion In dollars worth of stock, the amount Google paid to acquire YouTube in November 2006. 51 The number of languages into which Google's automatic speech recognition technology can translate YouTube videos and create captions. International Localized in 23 countries across 24 different languages Key YouTube Stats Exceeds 2 billion views a day Nearly double the prime-time audience of all 3 major U.S. broadcast networks combined 24 hours of video uploaded every minute 15 minutes a day Average person spends on YouTube More video is uploaded to YouTube in 60 days than all 3 major US networks created in 60 years 70% of YouTube's traffic comes from outside the U.S. Partner and Advertising Stats Partner ad revenue more than tripled in 2009 There are over 7,000 hours of full-length movies and shows on YouTube YouTube is monetizing over a DIllion video views per week globally (that's more monthly views than our closest competitor) 94 of Advertising Age's 100 top advertisers have run campaigns on YouTube and the Google Content Network The number of advertisers using display ads on YouTube increased 10-fold in the past year Product Stats More products/features released in 2009 than in all of 2007 and 2008 combined The combination of better search and discovery (in addition to more content) has driven daily minutes per user up 55 % in 2009 YouTube has more HD content than any other online video site Hundreds of millions of videos are watched every month on mobile devices The YouTube player is embedded across 10s of millions of Websites Content ID Content ID scans over 100 years of video every day 1000+ partners are using Content ID, including every major US network broadcaster, movie studio and record Over a third of YouTube's total monetized views come from Content ID Social Over 3 million people are connected and auto-sharing to at least one social network An auto-share Tweet results in ~7 new youtube.com sessions YouTube Video Consumption across social networks: Facebook: 46.2 years of videos watched a day MySpace: 5.6 years of videos watched a day Orkut: 12.7 years of videos watched a day Hi5: 1.2 years of videos watched a day Top 10 most subscribed channels on YouTube: E NigaHiga: 2,159,651 subscribers Fred: 1,712,103 subscribers ShaneDawsonTV: 1,463,081 subscribers smosh: 1,444,257 subscribers =3E RayWilliamJohnson: 1,188,647 subscribers UNIVERSAL universalmusicgroup: 1,096,290 subscribers sxephil: 1,054,484 subscribers 8. MACHINIMA.COM machinima: 1,011,493 subscribers ShaneDawsonTV2: 972,849 subscribers 10 davedays: 919,233 subscribers Data compiled for you by Website-Monitoring.com on 05/10/2010. Data source: YouTube. Website{Monitoring 5 compiled by website-monitoring.com You Tube" Facts & Figures YouTube's mission is for YOU to discover and shape the world through video Timeline: Five Years of YouTube - A History of Memorable Moments • February 2005- Founders register domain name and begin work on site • April 23, 2005 - First video uploaded to the site • May 2005 - Beta launch of YouTube • June 2005 - YouTube embeds enabled • December 2005 - Official launch (8 million videos watched a day) 2005 .... • March 2006 - Content Verification Program launched 2006 March 2006 - Filtering technology launches • May 2006 - Video responses launched • July 2006 - 100 million video views per day; 65,000 video uploads per day • August 2006 - First advertising formats launched: Participatory Video Ads (PVA) and Brand Channels You Tube + • October 2006 - Google acquisition of YouTube for Google $1.65 billion • May 2007 - First known instance of 2007 a Rick Roll • June 2007 - YouTube launches in nine countries 9 • June 2007 - YouTube mobile site launched • July and November 2007 CNN You Tube CNN/YouTube Debates • August 2007 - InVideo Ads launched • September 2007 - Non-profit channels launched • October 2007 - Queen of England launches YouTube channel • October 2007 - Content management system "Content ID" with video identification launched • December 2007 - YouTube Partner Program launched • January 2008 - 10 hours of video uploaded every minute • January 2008 - YouTube mobile site launched with full video catalog • March 2008 - YouTube Insight analytics tool launched • April 2008 - YouTube Screening Room launched • May 2008 - 13 hours of video uploaded every minute • June 2008 - Interactive YouTube feature Annotations launched • June 2008 - YouTube integration into Sony Bravia TV • August 2008 - YouTube Captions launched • October 2008 - CBS and MGM full-length programming comes to YouTube • October 2008 - 15 hours of video uploaded every minute • November 2008 - Promoted Videos launched • November 2008 - Pre-Roll ads launched • December 2008 - 720p HD launched 2008 • January 2009 - US Congress and President channels launched • January 2009 - Homepage ads expanded from 1 to 7 formats • February 2009 - Vatican Channel launched • March 2009 - Disney deal signed 2009 • April 2009 - Peabody Award • April 2009 - Shows and Movies launch with hundreds of movies and thousands of full-length TV episodes • May 2009 - 20 hours of video uploaded every minute • June 2009 - YouTube auto-share launched connecting YouTube to social networks and Webmail accounts • July 2009 - 3D launched • August 2009 - Individual Video Partnerships launch • October 2009 - Live stream of U2 concert • October 2009 - First major network deal signed for catch-up TV on YouTube: Channel 4 • October 2009 - YouTube announced more than You Tube 18 1 billion views per day • November 2009 - 1080p full-HD launched • January 2010 - YouTube Rentals launched • February 2010 - Live stream of President Obama YouTube interview • March 2010 - YouTube video page redesign launched • March 2010 - 24 hours of video uploaded per minute • April 2010 - Indian Premier League cricket season live-streamed to the 2010 world on YouTube • May 2010 - YouTube exceeds 2 billion views a day Interesting Facts 19 seconds The length of the first video uploaded to YouTube. 1.96 million The number of times the first video has been played. 185.39 million The number of times the most popular video on YouTube, Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance", has been played. 6.6 The factor by which YouTube's number of monthly video streams served (4.67 billion) exceeds that of the second-place site in that category, according to Nielsen. $1.65 billion In dollars worth of stock, the amount Google paid to acquire YouTube in November 2006. 51 The number of languages into which Google's automatic speech recognition technology can translate YouTube videos and create captions. International Localized in 23 countries across 24 different languages Key YouTube Stats Exceeds 2 billion views a day Nearly double the prime-time audience of all 3 major U.S. broadcast networks combined 24 hours of video uploaded every minute 15 minutes a day Average person spends on YouTube More video is uploaded to YouTube in 60 days than all 3 major US networks created in 60 years 70% of YouTube's traffic comes from outside the U.S. Partner and Advertising Stats Partner ad revenue more than tripled in 2009 There are over 7,000 hours of full-length movies and shows on YouTube YouTube is monetizing over a DIllion video views per week globally (that's more monthly views than our closest competitor) 94 of Advertising Age's 100 top advertisers have run campaigns on YouTube and the Google Content Network The number of advertisers using display ads on YouTube increased 10-fold in the past year Product Stats More products/features released in 2009 than in all of 2007 and 2008 combined The combination of better search and discovery (in addition to more content) has driven daily minutes per user up 55 % in 2009 YouTube has more HD content than any other online video site Hundreds of millions of videos are watched every month on mobile devices The YouTube player is embedded across 10s of millions of Websites Content ID Content ID scans over 100 years of video every day 1000+ partners are using Content ID, including every major US network broadcaster, movie studio and record Over a third of YouTube's total monetized views come from Content ID Social Over 3 million people are connected and auto-sharing to at least one social network An auto-share Tweet results in ~7 new youtube.com sessions YouTube Video Consumption across social networks: Facebook: 46.2 years of videos watched a day MySpace: 5.6 years of videos watched a day Orkut: 12.7 years of videos watched a day Hi5: 1.2 years of videos watched a day Top 10 most subscribed channels on YouTube: E NigaHiga: 2,159,651 subscribers Fred: 1,712,103 subscribers ShaneDawsonTV: 1,463,081 subscribers smosh: 1,444,257 subscribers =3E RayWilliamJohnson: 1,188,647 subscribers UNIVERSAL universalmusicgroup: 1,096,290 subscribers sxephil: 1,054,484 subscribers 8. MACHINIMA.COM machinima: 1,011,493 subscribers ShaneDawsonTV2: 972,849 subscribers 10 davedays: 919,233 subscribers Data compiled for you by Website-Monitoring.com on 05/10/2010. Data source: YouTube. Website{Monitoring 5 compiled by website-monitoring.com You Tube" Facts & Figures YouTube's mission is for YOU to discover and shape the world through video Timeline: Five Years of YouTube - A History of Memorable Moments • February 2005- Founders register domain name and begin work on site • April 23, 2005 - First video uploaded to the site • May 2005 - Beta launch of YouTube • June 2005 - YouTube embeds enabled • December 2005 - Official launch (8 million videos watched a day) 2005 .... • March 2006 - Content Verification Program launched 2006 March 2006 - Filtering technology launches • May 2006 - Video responses launched • July 2006 - 100 million video views per day; 65,000 video uploads per day • August 2006 - First advertising formats launched: Participatory Video Ads (PVA) and Brand Channels You Tube + • October 2006 - Google acquisition of YouTube for Google $1.65 billion • May 2007 - First known instance of 2007 a Rick Roll • June 2007 - YouTube launches in nine countries 9 • June 2007 - YouTube mobile site launched • July and November 2007 CNN You Tube CNN/YouTube Debates • August 2007 - InVideo Ads launched • September 2007 - Non-profit channels launched • October 2007 - Queen of England launches YouTube channel • October 2007 - Content management system "Content ID" with video identification launched • December 2007 - YouTube Partner Program launched • January 2008 - 10 hours of video uploaded every minute • January 2008 - YouTube mobile site launched with full video catalog • March 2008 - YouTube Insight analytics tool launched • April 2008 - YouTube Screening Room launched • May 2008 - 13 hours of video uploaded every minute • June 2008 - Interactive YouTube feature Annotations launched • June 2008 - YouTube integration into Sony Bravia TV • August 2008 - YouTube Captions launched • October 2008 - CBS and MGM full-length programming comes to YouTube • October 2008 - 15 hours of video uploaded every minute • November 2008 - Promoted Videos launched • November 2008 - Pre-Roll ads launched • December 2008 - 720p HD launched 2008 • January 2009 - US Congress and President channels launched • January 2009 - Homepage ads expanded from 1 to 7 formats • February 2009 - Vatican Channel launched • March 2009 - Disney deal signed 2009 • April 2009 - Peabody Award • April 2009 - Shows and Movies launch with hundreds of movies and thousands of full-length TV episodes • May 2009 - 20 hours of video uploaded every minute • June 2009 - YouTube auto-share launched connecting YouTube to social networks and Webmail accounts • July 2009 - 3D launched • August 2009 - Individual Video Partnerships launch • October 2009 - Live stream of U2 concert • October 2009 - First major network deal signed for catch-up TV on YouTube: Channel 4 • October 2009 - YouTube announced more than You Tube 18 1 billion views per day • November 2009 - 1080p full-HD launched • January 2010 - YouTube Rentals launched • February 2010 - Live stream of President Obama YouTube interview • March 2010 - YouTube video page redesign launched • March 2010 - 24 hours of video uploaded per minute • April 2010 - Indian Premier League cricket season live-streamed to the 2010 world on YouTube • May 2010 - YouTube exceeds 2 billion views a day Interesting Facts 19 seconds The length of the first video uploaded to YouTube. 1.96 million The number of times the first video has been played. 185.39 million The number of times the most popular video on YouTube, Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance", has been played. 6.6 The factor by which YouTube's number of monthly video streams served (4.67 billion) exceeds that of the second-place site in that category, according to Nielsen. $1.65 billion In dollars worth of stock, the amount Google paid to acquire YouTube in November 2006. 51 The number of languages into which Google's automatic speech recognition technology can translate YouTube videos and create captions. International Localized in 23 countries across 24 different languages Key YouTube Stats Exceeds 2 billion views a day Nearly double the prime-time audience of all 3 major U.S. broadcast networks combined 24 hours of video uploaded every minute 15 minutes a day Average person spends on YouTube More video is uploaded to YouTube in 60 days than all 3 major US networks created in 60 years 70% of YouTube's traffic comes from outside the U.S. Partner and Advertising Stats Partner ad revenue more than tripled in 2009 There are over 7,000 hours of full-length movies and shows on YouTube YouTube is monetizing over a DIllion video views per week globally (that's more monthly views than our closest competitor) 94 of Advertising Age's 100 top advertisers have run campaigns on YouTube and the Google Content Network The number of advertisers using display ads on YouTube increased 10-fold in the past year Product Stats More products/features released in 2009 than in all of 2007 and 2008 combined The combination of better search and discovery (in addition to more content) has driven daily minutes per user up 55 % in 2009 YouTube has more HD content than any other online video site Hundreds of millions of videos are watched every month on mobile devices The YouTube player is embedded across 10s of millions of Websites Content ID Content ID scans over 100 years of video every day 1000+ partners are using Content ID, including every major US network broadcaster, movie studio and record Over a third of YouTube's total monetized views come from Content ID Social Over 3 million people are connected and auto-sharing to at least one social network An auto-share Tweet results in ~7 new youtube.com sessions YouTube Video Consumption across social networks: Facebook: 46.2 years of videos watched a day MySpace: 5.6 years of videos watched a day Orkut: 12.7 years of videos watched a day Hi5: 1.2 years of videos watched a day Top 10 most subscribed channels on YouTube: E NigaHiga: 2,159,651 subscribers Fred: 1,712,103 subscribers ShaneDawsonTV: 1,463,081 subscribers smosh: 1,444,257 subscribers =3E RayWilliamJohnson: 1,188,647 subscribers UNIVERSAL universalmusicgroup: 1,096,290 subscribers sxephil: 1,054,484 subscribers 8. MACHINIMA.COM machinima: 1,011,493 subscribers ShaneDawsonTV2: 972,849 subscribers 10 davedays: 919,233 subscribers Data compiled for you by Website-Monitoring.com on 05/10/2010. Data source: YouTube. Website{Monitoring 5 compiled by website-monitoring.com You Tube" Facts & Figures YouTube's mission is for YOU to discover and shape the world through video Timeline: Five Years of YouTube - A History of Memorable Moments • February 2005- Founders register domain name and begin work on site • April 23, 2005 - First video uploaded to the site • May 2005 - Beta launch of YouTube • June 2005 - YouTube embeds enabled • December 2005 - Official launch (8 million videos watched a day) 2005 .... • March 2006 - Content Verification Program launched 2006 March 2006 - Filtering technology launches • May 2006 - Video responses launched • July 2006 - 100 million video views per day; 65,000 video uploads per day • August 2006 - First advertising formats launched: Participatory Video Ads (PVA) and Brand Channels You Tube + • October 2006 - Google acquisition of YouTube for Google $1.65 billion • May 2007 - First known instance of 2007 a Rick Roll • June 2007 - YouTube launches in nine countries 9 • June 2007 - YouTube mobile site launched • July and November 2007 CNN You Tube CNN/YouTube Debates • August 2007 - InVideo Ads launched • September 2007 - Non-profit channels launched • October 2007 - Queen of England launches YouTube channel • October 2007 - Content management system "Content ID" with video identification launched • December 2007 - YouTube Partner Program launched • January 2008 - 10 hours of video uploaded every minute • January 2008 - YouTube mobile site launched with full video catalog • March 2008 - YouTube Insight analytics tool launched • April 2008 - YouTube Screening Room launched • May 2008 - 13 hours of video uploaded every minute • June 2008 - Interactive YouTube feature Annotations launched • June 2008 - YouTube integration into Sony Bravia TV • August 2008 - YouTube Captions launched • October 2008 - CBS and MGM full-length programming comes to YouTube • October 2008 - 15 hours of video uploaded every minute • November 2008 - Promoted Videos launched • November 2008 - Pre-Roll ads launched • December 2008 - 720p HD launched 2008 • January 2009 - US Congress and President channels launched • January 2009 - Homepage ads expanded from 1 to 7 formats • February 2009 - Vatican Channel launched • March 2009 - Disney deal signed 2009 • April 2009 - Peabody Award • April 2009 - Shows and Movies launch with hundreds of movies and thousands of full-length TV episodes • May 2009 - 20 hours of video uploaded every minute • June 2009 - YouTube auto-share launched connecting YouTube to social networks and Webmail accounts • July 2009 - 3D launched • August 2009 - Individual Video Partnerships launch • October 2009 - Live stream of U2 concert • October 2009 - First major network deal signed for catch-up TV on YouTube: Channel 4 • October 2009 - YouTube announced more than You Tube 18 1 billion views per day • November 2009 - 1080p full-HD launched • January 2010 - YouTube Rentals launched • February 2010 - Live stream of President Obama YouTube interview • March 2010 - YouTube video page redesign launched • March 2010 - 24 hours of video uploaded per minute • April 2010 - Indian Premier League cricket season live-streamed to the 2010 world on YouTube • May 2010 - YouTube exceeds 2 billion views a day Interesting Facts 19 seconds The length of the first video uploaded to YouTube. 1.96 million The number of times the first video has been played. 185.39 million The number of times the most popular video on YouTube, Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance", has been played. 6.6 The factor by which YouTube's number of monthly video streams served (4.67 billion) exceeds that of the second-place site in that category, according to Nielsen. $1.65 billion In dollars worth of stock, the amount Google paid to acquire YouTube in November 2006. 51 The number of languages into which Google's automatic speech recognition technology can translate YouTube videos and create captions. International Localized in 23 countries across 24 different languages Key YouTube Stats Exceeds 2 billion views a day Nearly double the prime-time audience of all 3 major U.S. broadcast networks combined 24 hours of video uploaded every minute 15 minutes a day Average person spends on YouTube More video is uploaded to YouTube in 60 days than all 3 major US networks created in 60 years 70% of YouTube's traffic comes from outside the U.S. Partner and Advertising Stats Partner ad revenue more than tripled in 2009 There are over 7,000 hours of full-length movies and shows on YouTube YouTube is monetizing over a DIllion video views per week globally (that's more monthly views than our closest competitor) 94 of Advertising Age's 100 top advertisers have run campaigns on YouTube and the Google Content Network The number of advertisers using display ads on YouTube increased 10-fold in the past year Product Stats More products/features released in 2009 than in all of 2007 and 2008 combined The combination of better search and discovery (in addition to more content) has driven daily minutes per user up 55 % in 2009 YouTube has more HD content than any other online video site Hundreds of millions of videos are watched every month on mobile devices The YouTube player is embedded across 10s of millions of Websites Content ID Content ID scans over 100 years of video every day 1000+ partners are using Content ID, including every major US network broadcaster, movie studio and record Over a third of YouTube's total monetized views come from Content ID Social Over 3 million people are connected and auto-sharing to at least one social network An auto-share Tweet results in ~7 new youtube.com sessions YouTube Video Consumption across social networks: Facebook: 46.2 years of videos watched a day MySpace: 5.6 years of videos watched a day Orkut: 12.7 years of videos watched a day Hi5: 1.2 years of videos watched a day Top 10 most subscribed channels on YouTube: E NigaHiga: 2,159,651 subscribers Fred: 1,712,103 subscribers ShaneDawsonTV: 1,463,081 subscribers smosh: 1,444,257 subscribers =3E RayWilliamJohnson: 1,188,647 subscribers UNIVERSAL universalmusicgroup: 1,096,290 subscribers sxephil: 1,054,484 subscribers 8. MACHINIMA.COM machinima: 1,011,493 subscribers ShaneDawsonTV2: 972,849 subscribers 10 davedays: 919,233 subscribers Data compiled for you by Website-Monitoring.com on 05/10/2010. Data source: YouTube. Website{Monitoring 5

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Type "living under a rock" in the YouTube search bar will result in over 8 thousand results, and that is exactly what you are doing if you think YouTube is a passing fad. The traffic is mind-boggling ...

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