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What Happens in a YouTube Minute

If you needed positive evidence of the enduring popularity of YouTube then the fact that this phenomenon makes an estimated $10,600 every minute of every day, should be proof in itself.

YouTube is understood to have generated north of $5 billion in 2013 and when millions of new subscribers are signing up every day, you start to appreciate the scale and ever-increasing potential of this digital behemoth.

Sites like Annoying Orange and Smosh manage a combined 5 billion annual views between them and these figures get them into the top of most popular channels and number ten and number three respectively, but even if you combine the annual earnings of these star performers, they still fail to break $50 million.

Even YouTube has to concede that Google and Facebook have top dog status when it comes to working out which is the most trafficked website.  One of the stats that this infographic has unearthed is that the 3rd most heavily populated website manages to attract 100 hours of new video every 60 sixty seconds, which equates to 400 years of video content being scanned every day.

It is incredible to think how much activity takes place every minute on YouTube and pretty much every conceivable type of video content is coming on-stream every minute of every day. If you want to find how-to videos or political campaign messages, your viewing preferences are likely to be satisfied when you spend some time on YouTube, which is something that many of us have done at some point.

YouTube and the level of media influence that it carries, is often the cause of much debate, but whether you take a positive view or not, it is hard to argue with the impressive figures unearthed.

A lot happens every 60 seconds on YouTube and the relentless pace of new activity and new content being uploaded, is showing no signs of slowing down.

Source : YTD