YouTube is the most used application was first founded in Feb 2005 by Chad Hurley, Steve Chen and Jawed Karim. The first milestone of uploading the very first video happened in April 2006. Later seeing the growth and traffic it was acquired by Google for $1.65 billion. In October 2009 it hit 1 billion views and in a matter of 3 years, the views have gone up to 4 billion. Currently, YouTube is available in 88 countries in 76 languages.
YouTube Monthly Users
As a matter of fact, unlike other social media, youtube succeeded in getting 1.5 billion monthly users and stands next to Facebook which is leading with 2 billion monthly users. It has a wide range of users irrespective of age group. Around 62% of the men make use of youtube globally whereas, the percentage of women is 38%.
Every minute, there are over 500 hours of videos that are uploaded from different streams ranging from movies to sports and education. This year the maximum percentage of uploads were from people and blogs, that accounts up to 41%. One billion hours of YouTube videos are watched per day and around 40% of the views generally come from mobile devices.
The most common term searched this year is music and the audience is comparatively high for celebrity channels which are mostly singers. A large number of audience eventually increases the earning of the celebrities. PowDiePie gained $15million per year through YouTube.
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