Looking for facts about YouTube? You’ve reached the right place. Read here interesting YouTube Facts that you might now have read before.
- In last two years (2017-2018), the average time people spend on YouTube has increased more than 60%
- About 80% of YouTube’s views are from people who live outside USA.
- More than half of the YouTube’s views come from mobile users.
- The average time people spend on YouTube using their mobile phones is 40 minutes daily.
- More than 700 YouTube videos are shared by people on their Twitter account, every minute.
- YouTube is the 3rd most visited website in the world, after Facebook and Google.
- The very first video was uploaded on YouTube on 23rd April 2005. It was a video of the YouTube’s co-founder Jawed Karim.
- Google purchased YouTube just 18 months after it was launched. Google paid US$ 1.65 billion to buy it.
- The famous music video on YouTube ‘Gangnam Style’ got so many views that the YouTube’s views counter broke and it had to be redeveloped to display larger number. The video was viewed 2.5 billion times.
- YouTube owns a production space in Los Angeles for YouTube publishers. Any YouTube publisher who has more than 10,000 subscribers can use this space for free.
- YouTube has a production space in Los Angeles that is free to use if you have 10,000 subscribers.
- YouTube generates more than 92 billion page views every month.
- The oldest video on YouTube is of a cat and it is from 1894.
- An average of 300 hours of videos are published on YouTube every single minute.
- Every hour, about 18 billion videos are watched on YouTube.
- YouTube was formed by three ex-employees of PayPal.
- Google earns astonishing four billion US$ every year, from YouTube alone.
- About 9% of small companies in USA use YouTube to advertise their products and services.
- Every day, more than 850,000 videos are uploaded on YouTube.
- The most disliked video on YouTube has 7.5 million dislikes and it is Justin Bieber’s ‘Baby’ video
- Type in your browser https://www.youtube.com/tv and now you can operate YouTube complete with your keyboard, mostly by using the arrow keys and the Enter key
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