World’s largest video sharing site, Google’s Youtube has achieved an incredible milestone, 4 billion daily video views. Its been a 25 per cent increase in the video views from past eight months. Now Youtube has roughly 60 hours uploaded every minute, compared to its past, 48 hours of video uploaded per minute in May. Google has been improving its video offering by completely redesigned site, improvement in the video uploading, encoding feature and also adding social features like Google+,Facebook, Twitter integration. With more original Channels rolling out this year, Youtube will be surely a better alternative to TV and their will be huge increase in the video views.
Google has launched a new interactive website, called onehourpersecond.com to celebrate its success . It features HTML5 based animated site providing interactive collection of what happens in a YouTube second.
“For all the hours of video you’re uploading—you’re watching more as well; we’ve now exceeded four billion video views globally every day. That’s up 25 percent in the last eight months and the equivalent of more than half the world’s population watching a video every day, the same number as there are US $1 bills in circulation, the same as number of years since there was water on Mars…it’s a big number, and you’re making it bigger every day.” comments Google on its YouTube blog.