We all know and praise Google for its phenomenal success, contribution and participation in worldwide Internet growth. More than a decade in existence, Google is the largest search engine on Internet and processing 12.8 billion search queries (June, 2013) on monthly basis. No wonder, many of us are always stay awake about the best-in-class performers. But how many are there who are also updated with the second or third best performers? Probably, you may have to reach out to Google to find this.
The below infographic highlights few interesting facts and figures about world’s second largest search engine on Internet – YouTube. The global evolution of next generation Internet connectivity is influencing people to adopt video contents like never before. And, YouTube is leading the trend by serving 6 billion hours of video every month. The explosive growth in Smartphone and mobile Internet industry has helped YouTube to double this number in one year. Consequently, YouTube is processing more than 3 billion search queries every month; something bigger than traditional search engines Bing, Yahoo, Aol and Ask combined.
Google Inc. (GOOG) acquired YouTube in 2006 for $1.65 billion and since then YouTube is growing leaps and bounces only to become the largest video sharing website in the world at the moment.
The below infographic, from Mushroom Networks, showcases few more startling facts and figures about YouTube: