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Is YouTube Really Now Worth More Than $70 Billion?

Bank of America has estimated YouTube, acquired by Google in 2006 for $1.65 billion, to now be worth $70 Billion in its own right as a separate financial entity. But where are they getting the numbers from?
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The Anatomy of YouTube: 26 Amazing Facts from the Past 10 Years

YouTube is 10 years old, and as you would expect from the world's largest video site, they have an incredible amount of data to share with the world about user and viewer behavior. We bring you 26 of the top facts from the last decade.
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Twitter: We Want Users to Binge-watch Our Video Content Too!

According to new research carried out by the social network, 82% of Twitter users will watch a video on the platform, with 41% confirming they turn to Twitter to discover new video content. The site itself wants to introduce a 'Related Videos' feature “get people to binge on videos as they do on YouTube.”
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More Love For Mother's Day Videos on Facebook Than YouTube

On YouTube, views for Mother's Day content has increased more than 123% since 2010, to just over 127 Million views in 2014. But in 2015, Facebook is crushing the competition, with 63 Million views since January 1st 2015, compared to 40 Million for YouTube.
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Why Are Advertising Execs Rooting for Facebook Video Ads?

A recent report states that advertising executives favor Facebook over YouTube when it comes to ad spend. But agencies and brands need to pay very close attention to metrics beyond views if they want to evaluate video advertising on any platform or app.
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How Teeny Tiny Videos are Generating Huge Engagement on YouTube

Tiny cooking videos are one of the hottest food and cooking trends on YouTube right now. Viewers have a real appetite for watching steady-handed chefs create incredible gourmet treats using miniature utensils and candle-powered cookware.
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NCAA #MarchMadness 2015 is a Slam Dunk for Instagram Video

March Madness is one of the biggest sports events in the U.S, with millions of fans turning to online video to catch up with the latest news, highlights, and commentary. For 2015, it's Instagram Video that is generating the most engagement for #MarchMadness related video content.
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Apple Watch: Non-branded Video Views Outperform Apple by 10:1

Apple created an enormous buzz when it officially launched its new iPhone-compatible smartwatch last week. But of the 22 million video views generated for 'Apple Watch' content in the last 7 days, only 2 million belong to the brand itself.
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13-24 Year Olds Watching More YouTube Than TV - To The Surprise of No-one

Not only are 13 to 24 year olds watching more online video than traditional broadcast media, they consider YouTube Influencers more relatable, and trustworthy than traditional TV and movie stars. Which means it's time for brands to reconsider how they target this age group.