Humans watch a billion hours of YouTube every single day

YouTube users are now watching more than a billion hours of videos every single day, the company has announced. Put back-to-back, that’s more than 100,000 years of footage, split between the millions of YouTube users across the world.

The company announced the figure in a blog post published on Monday, but said that the billion-hour milestone was actually reached last year. YouTube said that it was now focusing more on the length of time people spent watching YouTube videos, rather than the overall views a video received — an internal decision made "a few years back" that it said would help the company understand if users enjoyed a video in question.

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