YouTube turned 8 yesterday.

YouTube Birthday’s first public preview went live, exactly 8 years and one day ago.

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In under a decade, YouTube has become more than ubiquitous.  Every minute, about 100 hours of video is uploaded.  thats about 4 days of footage in 1 minute, and their traffic numbers are staggering.

On average, half of the internet visits YouTube every month.  In numbers, thats 1 Billion people.  Happy Birthday YouTube, you have defined viral video.

[via YouTube]

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