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YouTube turns 8: More than 100 hours of video uploaded every minute

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May 20, 2013 at 01:16pm IST

New Delhi: Celebrating its eight birthday, Google's YouTube has divulged an interesting fact. According to YouTube, today, more than 100 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute. This means, users upload a humongous 1,44,000 hours of video every day.

Recently, YouTube announced that the number of unique users visiting the video-sharing website every month has reached 1 billion. That's almost one out of every two people on the Internet.

Millions of partners are creating content for YouTube and more than 1,000 companies worldwide have mandated a one-hour mid-day break to watch nothing but funny YouTube videos, claims the company.

YouTube turns 8: More than 100 hours of video uploaded every minute

Founded in February 2005, YouTube was first launched in May 2005. Later, Google acquired it in October 2006 for $1.65 billion.

Founded in February 2005, YouTube was first launched in May 2005. Later, Google acquired it in October 2006 for $1.65 billion.

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