25+ Interesting Facts About YouTube in 2012

YouTube is a #1 video sharing site around the World. Do you want to know some interesting facts about YouTube. Here below 25+ interesting facts about YouTube.
Interesting Facts:


  1. YouTube was founded in early 2005 by three ex-PayPal employees.
  2. Over 800 million unique users visit YouTube each month.
  3. Over 4 billion hours of video are watched each month on YouTube.
  4. 72 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute.
  5. 70% of YouTube traffic comes from outside the US.
  6. YouTube is localized in 43 countries and across 60 languages.
  7. In 2011, YouTube had more than 1 trillion views or around 140 views for every person on Earth.
  8. Millions of subscriptions happen each day. 
  9. Justin Bieber - Baby ft. Ludacris is the most watched YouTube video of all time
  10. Created in 2007, Youtube now have more than a million partners from 27 countries around the world
  11. Thousands of advertisers are using TrueView in-stream and 60% of YouTube in-stream ads are now skippable
  12. YouTube has more than a million advertisers using Google ad platforms, the majority of which are small businesses
  13. Traffic from mobile devices tripled in 2011
  14. More than 20% of global YouTube views come from mobile devices
  15. 3 hours of video is uploaded per minute to YouTube from mobile devices
  16. YouTube is available on 350 million devices
  17. Content ID scans over 100 years of video every day
  18. More than 3,000 partners use Content ID, including every major US network broadcaster, movie studio and record label
  19. YouTube has more than eight million reference files (over 500,000 hours of material) in Content ID database; it's among the most comprehensive in the world. 
  20. Content ID number has doubled in the last year
  21. Over a third of YouTube's total monetized views come from Content ID
  22. More than 120 million videos have been claimed by Content ID
  23. 500 years of YouTube video are watched every day on Facebook.
  24. Over 700 YouTube videos are shared on Twitter each minute.
  25. 100 million people take a social action on YouTube (likes, shares, comments, etc) every week
  26. More than 50% of videos on YouTube have been rated or include comments from the community
  27. Millions of videos are favorited every day
  28. Clicks on the ‘like’ or ‘dislike’ button on YouTube have doubled since the start of 2011. 
  29. For every ‘dislike,’ YouTube video gets 10 ‘likes’- people like to tell other people about the stuff they love.

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