YouTube has 24 hours of video uploaded every minute

March 17, 2010

YouTube, the world’s most popular video site, has just revealed that a whole day’s worth of online video is uploaded to its servers every single minute. That’s a mind-boggling statistic when you bear in mind this site is just five years old.

Last May YouTube, which is owned by search giant Google, revealed up to 20 hours of video are uploaded every minute.YouTube hours of video graph Clearly more and more people are using online video and this graphic from the YouTube blog shows the trajectory.


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I think youtube is a great tool for anyone interested in watching or uploading videos. I have been using the site for years now, and still think it is doing a good job. Ok, so sometimes it gets criticized for being too easy to break copyright laws, but youtube’s online security is getting better. The best thing about the site is its great video search engine and database. No wonder it made it as the top sharing site on this month. But there’s some tough competition out there and as online video gets bigger and bigger, there’s sure to be a backlash. Keep online videos free and easy to share!

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I really think businesses under estimate the power of video marketing. Youtube is the second largest search engine next to Google. If you are not using video marketing you are definitely losing out. I’m starting to implement this in my law firm business more and more.

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