In one minute, 2,100 minutes of video is uploaded on YouTube

by Knowlton Thomas

Let's just say it's a little more than impossible for any one person to watch every video on YouTube.

In fact, even 2,100 people could barely keep up. Google-owned YouTube said recently that 35 hours of video are being uploaded every single minute.

This is up quite a bit from just half a year ago, when in March the company said 24 hours of video were being uploaded per minute.

Reasons for the fast rise likely include YouTubs maximum video length (from 10 minutes to 15 minutes), and upping the maximum file size of a video to two gigabytes. 

Despite more than 50,000 hours of video popping up on the globally popular video streaming site, Google's $1.650-billion acquisition has yet to turn a profit.

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Founded in February 2005, YouTube is the leader in online video, and the premier destination to watch and share original videos worldwide through a Web experience. YouTube allows people to easily upload and share video clips on and across the Internet through websites, mobile devices, blogs, and email. Everyone can watch videos on YouTube. People can see first-hand accounts of... more

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Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton is the managing editor of Techvibes and author of Tempest Bound. Based in Vancouver, Knowlton has been published in national publications and has also appeared on television and radio. Previously he was an editor for New Westminster weekly The Other Press and served on its board of directors. When not working, Knowlton enjoys hiking, tennis, and martial arts. more

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