YouTube has over a billion users–almost a third of all people on the
Internet–and every day, people watch hundreds of millions of hours of YouTube
videos and generate billions of views.
YouTube overall, and even YouTube on mobile alone, reaches more 18-34 and 18-49
year-olds than any cable network in the U.S.
More than half of YouTube views come from mobile devices.
YouTube has launched local versions in more than 88 countries.
You can navigate YouTube in a total of 76 different languages (covering 95% of
the Internet population).
Investing in Creators
The number of channels earning six figures each year on YouTube has increased
by 50% y/y.
The YouTube Spaces team is focused on helping creators make great content
through strategic programmes and workshops that are largely administered at the
YouTube Space production facilities in Los Angeles, New York, London, Tokyo, Sao
Paulo and Berlin.
As of March 2015, creators filming in YouTube Spaces have produced over 10,000
videos which have generated over 1 billion views and 70+ million hours of watch
As of July 2016, YouTube has paid out $2 billion to rightsholders who have
chosen to monetise claims since Content ID first launched in 2007.
As of July 2015, there are 8,000+ partners using Content ID–including many
major network broadcasters, film studios and record labels–who have claimed over
400 million videos, helping them to control their content on YouTube and make money
on videos containing copyrighted material.
We have more than 50 million active reference files in our Content ID database,
making it the most comprehensive in the world. It’s even won a PrimeTime Emmy!