YouTube… the money machine

Its no secret that there are many “YouTuber’s” out there make a very good living from their published videos / channels. Take for example the user “PewDiePie” whos income is (after the ~ 45% cut to Google) estimated anywhere between 800 000 – 8.5 mil USD.

Realising the potential of good quality videos YouTube has started supporting video creaters with a good follower base  trough their worldwide located YouTube Spaces. Even thought there is a lot of controversy around the the whole “thing”,… for the average user this means not just better content but also better quality videos…

Some YouTube statistics

  • YouTube has more than 1 billion users
  • Every day people watch hundreds of millions of hours on YouTube and generate billions of views
  • The number of hours people are watching on YouTube each month is up 50% year over year
  • 300 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute
  • ~60% of a creator’s views comes from outside their home country
  • YouTube is localized in 75 countries and available in 61 languages
  • Half of YouTube views are on mobile devices
  • Mobile revenue on YouTube is up over 100% y/y


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