Posts Tagged ‘ new media statistics ’

Internet Video To Surpass Broadcast Video Within 10 Years

May 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: General

Internet video – content stored and distributed over an IP architecture — will eclipse the consumption of broadcast TV by 2020, according to research from The Diffusion Group (TDG). According to TDG data, while the amount of time spent viewing TV has remained relatively stable, the amount of time consumers spent watching online video increased […]

YouTube Users Uploading 24 Hours Of Video Every Minute

Mar 17th, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

YouTube released a mind-boggling statistic today – users are now uploading 24 hours worth of video every minute. This is up 20% from May of last year, when YouTube announced they were getting 20 hours of video uploaded every minute.

Online Video Growth Slows To 10.5%

Mar 13th, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

The number of unique viewers of online video increased 10.5% year-over-year, according to The Nielsen Company. While still impressive numbers, the explosive growth of a few years ago appears to be gone, replaced by slower, but still respectable organic growth. Other highlights of Nielsen’s stats: People are watching more video – the number of streams […]

5 Things You Probably Don’t Know About YouTube Videos

Mar 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

You probably know that YouTube is, by far, the top video destination on the Web. Here are some things about YouTube, though, that you probably don’t know: 5 Things You Probably Don’t Know About YouTube Videos People now watch a lot of YouTube videos. The average US Internet user watches over three hours of YouTube […]

Social Networking Is Going A Little Gray

Feb 16th, 2010 | By | Category: General

Royal Pingdom has released some interesting stats on the users of 19 social networking sites (Facebook, LinkedIn, MySpace, Twitter, Slashdot, Reddit, Digg, Delicious, StumbleUpon, FriendFeed,, Friendster, LiveJournal, Hi5, Tagged, Ning, Xanga,, & Bebo). There stats highlight how social networking – which many look at as “something for the kids” – is going a […]

YouTube Intros Video Speed Dashboard

Feb 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video

YouTube today introduced its Video Speed Dashboard – a free service that shows you your video speed compares to the average for your ISP, your region, your state and more. The service also plots your video speed over time: According to YouTube: The goal with this dashboard is to give you insight into what your […]

Up To 25% Abandon Online Videos If They Start With An Ad. And That’s The Good News.

Feb 3rd, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, Podcasting Research, Video

Video distribution and analytics company Tubemogul reports that as many as 25% abandon online videos if the videos begin with an advertisement: Overall, 15.89% of viewers click away from a video rather than sit through a pre-roll ad. The trend is far more pronounced with top magazines and newspapers, where 24.85% of viewers click away. […]

100 Million People In The US Are Ready To Pay For Online Content

Nov 16th, 2009 | By | Category: Corporate Podcasts, Making Money with Podcasts

ReadWriteWeb has posted a surprisingly pessimistic look at recent stats on how many people in the US are willing to pay for access to online news: 80% of US Consumers Won’t Pay For Online News. They cite two sources on this: According to a new Forrester Survey, 80% say they wouldn’t bother to access newspaper […]

19% Of The Internet Now Microblogging On Twitter Or Other Sites

Oct 21st, 2009 | By | Category: Microblogging

19% of internet users now say they use Twitter or another service to share updates about themselves, or to see updates about others, according to the Pew Internet & American Life Project. This represents a significant increase over previous surveys in December 2008 and April 2009, when 11% of internet users said they use a […]

Chad Hurley: YouTube Is The Burger King Of New Media

Oct 9th, 2009 | By | Category: General, Internet TV, Video

Chad Hurley posted an update on the state of YouTube today, calling the site the Burger King of new media: Today, I’m proud to say that we have been serving well over a billion views a day on YouTube. This is great moment in our short history and we owe it all to you. Looking […]