YouTube and Vimeo are the 2 of the most popular video sharing sites and both these companies are a subsidiary of Google and are a limited liability company. YouTube was founded on 14th of February 2005 by Chad Hurley, Steve Chen and Jawed Karim whereas Vimeo was founded by Jake Lodwick and Zach Klein in November 2004.
YouTube has its headquarters located at Cherry Ave, San Bruno, California US while Vimeo has its headquarters at New York City, New York US. As per Alexa rank till February 2013 YouTube stands at 3rd position while Vimeo stands at 132nd position.
YouTube has more than 1 billion unique visitors in a month and around 4 billion hours of videos are watched per month on the site. YouTube is accessible in 53 countries and supports 61 languages. In the year 2011, there were total of 1 trillion views of the site. 70% of the total web traffic on YouTube is from the other countries and every person globally views around 140 videos in a month.
Vimeo witness around 65 million visitors per month and has 8 million registered users. 15% of the site visitors are from Mobile and there are total of around 50 million videos. In the year 2012, the site witnessed total of 675 million views.