YouTube Statistics
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Source: YouTube
Research Date: March 4th, 2015

YouTube launched February 14th 2005 by Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, and Jawed Karim. In November 2006, it was bought by Google for US$1.65 billion. YouTube began as a venture-funded technology startup, primarily from a $11.5 million investment by Sequoia Capital.

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Youtube Statistics
Hours of video uploaded to YouTube every minute 65 hours
Number of videos viewed on YouTube everyday 4,950,000,000
Number of unique visits to YouTube every month 900,000,000
Total number of hours of video watched on YouTube each month 3.25 billion hours
Percent of YouTube visitors that come from outside the U.S. 70 %
Number of countries with localized versions of YouTube 42
Total number of languages Youtube is broadcast in 54
Amount of money Google paid for YouTube in November of 2006 $1.65 billion
Amount Sequoia Capital invested into YouTube in November 2005 $11.5 million
User submitted video with the most views – "Charlie bit my finger" 625,800,000
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