A new report from comScore shows that online video views are up compared to the same time last year. And in fact YouTube, the leader in online video, had views up 50% compared to January 2009.
In January more than 32.4 billion videos were viewed in the US alone online. YouTube, owned by Google, had 12.8 billion viewed videos, taking up roughly 39.5% of all viewed online videos. ComScore reported that the average YouTube visitor watched an average of 94 videos throughout the month of January. That means there were about 136.2 million YouTube viewers in the US (that’s give or take 44% of the entire US population). (more…)