The term YouTube needs no introduction as it is 3rd most visited website in the world and the 2nd biggest social media website of the world. It is a video sharing website which has revolutionized the world.
Founded: Feb 2005
Owned By: Google bought YouTube in 2006 from its owners in US$1.65 billion. YouTube now operates as one of Google’s businesses.
Head Quarter: San Bruno, California.
- First YouTube video was uploaded in April 2005 by one of its founders.
- Around 1.3 Billion people visit YouTube Monthly.
- Almost 4.7 Billion videos are watched on YouTube everyday.
- It gets around 30 million users per day
- Study says that by 2019 84% of the total traffic cost would be by videos.
- YouTube is the 3rd largest website in the world
- 10,113 Youtube videos generated over 1 billion views.
- Around 1 billion mobile users use YouTube daily.
- People of age from 18-24 are 11% users of YouTube.
- 25-34 – 23% users
- 35-44 – 26% users
- 45-54 – 16% users
- 50-64 – 8% users
- 65+ – 3% users.
- More then half of YouTube views come from mobile devices.
- YouTube can navigate in 76 different languages.
- Around 20% of the people on YouTube leave the video in the first 10 seconds if the don’t like the intro.
- 9% of the U.S businesses run on YouTube.
- The Annual cost of running and maintaining YouTube is $6,350,000,000.
- Google’s annual revenue generated from YouTube is $4,000,000,000.
- Youtube generate 6% of Google’s ad sales revenue.
- The number of channels earning six figures per year on YouTube is up 50% .
- The number of advertisers running video ads on YouTube is up more than 40% .
- For Youtube top 100 advertisers, the average spend per advertiser is up over 60% .
- YouTube has 30 million 18-24 year old users.
- 25-34 years of age are 40 million.
- 35 – 44 are around 34.5 million users.
- around 31 million users range from 45-55.
- About 20 million users on YouTube are from 55-65 of age.
- Less the 15 Million people of age 65+ use YouTube.
- YouTube is male dominated with an estimated amount of 80% male users with multiple categories per month.