65yrs of video added to YouTube daily; users watch 1B hours/day ::nearly passing TV::
YouTube viewers world-wide are now watching more than 1 billion hours of videos a day, threatening to eclipse U.S. television viewership, a milestone fueled by the Google unit’s aggressive embrace of artificial intelligence to recommend videos. YouTube surpassed the figure, which is far larger than previously reported, late last year. It represents a 10-fold increase since 2012… 400 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube each minute, or 65 years of video a day.
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