People watch 3 billion videos on YouTube per day

By on May 26, 2011
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That’s half of the world’s population, guys. Relax.

On it’s 6th anniversary, like most tech companies, Google dished out some stats cake for its birthday boy YouTube.

According to the search giant, the popular video hosting website streams over 3 billion videos every day, causing mind-boggling strain on its severs and creating giant global warming holes in the sky-thingy. Okay, the last bit was made up. Anyway, this represents an increase of 50% over last year.

The company also said that over 48 hours, again, hours, of footage gets uploaded every minute, again, every minute, on the website, which is an 100% increase over last year (it better be!).

That’s nice, YouTube. Here’s a treat, from us to you:


Mufaddal Fakhruddin is the Editor for IGN ME and thinks writing in third person about himself in an about me section is weird.

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