How much video is uploaded to YouTube every minute?


by / July 26, 2011

Answer: 48 hours worth.

Ars Technica reported on a new study from the Pew Internet & American Life Project. According to Kathleen Moore, a Pew Internet Project analyst, "Forty-eight hours of footage are uploaded to YouTube every minute, adding up to nearly 8 years of content daily." 

If you look at the Top 20 YouTube videos of all time, though, you'll note quantity definitely does not equal quality. 

Chad Vander Veen

Chad Vander Veen previously served as the editor of FutureStructure, and the associate editor of Government Technology and Public CIO magazines.

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