Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these stats come from YouTube/Google’s own reports, but some are based on news reports and not official company tallies. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100% accurate.
Top YouTube music video of 2014:
Top movie trailer on YouTube for 2014:
Amount of time YouTube users spent watching the its top 10 ads of 2014:
Average length of YouTube’s top 10 ads of 2014:
Number of views for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge YouTube videos in 2014:
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Number of countries that ALS Ice Bucket Challenge YouTube videos originated from in 2014:
Percentage of YouTube video views that are music videos:
Last updated 8/28/14
Percentage of Google’s overall sales that YouTube contributed in 2014:
YouTube’s estimated 2014 U.S. ad revenue:
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