ComScore Video Metrix reported Friday that online video consumption declined in January compared to the previous month, a finding that suggests online video's hyper-growth phase has ended.ComScore Video Metrix reported 9.8 billion videos viewed online in January, compared to 10.1 billion in December 2007.
YouTube accounted for one-third of views. Fox Interactive Media was a distant second, with a 6% share.
No doubt there will be great interest in February figures as analysts try to determine whether January represented but a temporary pause in growth.
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