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YouTube celebrates 7th birthday, users uploading 72 hours of video each minute

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Corporate News, Google, Videos

YouTube 7th birthday

YouTube is celebrating its seventh birthday, and as such, has revealed a fairly mindblowing statistic: YouTube users now upload 72 hours of video content to the site every minute. A year ago, that figure was "just" 48 hours every sixty seconds. Other interesting tidbits of note include the fact that 800,000,000 YouTube viewers watch over 3 billion hours of video each month, which equates to roughly 15 minutes per viewer. The site is, if you haven't noticed, a freaking juggernaut. Check the video after the break that celebrates seven years of YouTube, and feel free to leave your favorite YouTube videos in the comments.

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TiVo Top 10 Super Bowl Viewed Ads

Mr. Polamalu

We talked to Todd Juenger at TiVo and he told us which commercials were watched the most during Sunday’s Super Bowl. Note that the data is based not only on how many were watching the game, but also on rewinding and fast forwarding, as opposed to which were viewer favorites.

1. GoDaddy.com: “Enhanced?”       
2. Bud Light Lime: “Summer to Winter”     
3. Careerbuilder.com: “It May Be Time”         
4. Doritos: “Crystal Ball”       
5. Transformers: “Revenge of the Fallen”       
6. Monster.com: “Moose Head”     
7. Bud Light: “Man Thrown out the Window”         
8. Pepsi: “MacGruber/Pepsuber”     
9. Dennys: “Thugs”         
10. Coke Zero: “Mr. Polamalu”

(Thanks Todd)

Read More | TiVo

Millions Watch Inauguration Online

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Internet

The Royal Obamas

We heard that over 5 billion global viewers watched the Presidential inauguration yesterday, but if you were one of those that kept track and participated in CNN and Facebook’s streaming partnership, you weren’t the only one. According to statistics, the pairing resulted in 600,000 status updates posted with 4,000 updates per minute. With millions logged on during the broadcast, about 8,500 status updates were posted in the first minute of President Obama’s speech. CNN itself got more than 136 million page views.

 

Read More | Mashable

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