YouTube: 4 Billion hours of videos are watched each month

With all the videos that YouTube has, from comedy to educational, the video sharing site has made a huge impact on how society sees the Web. So how many hours of YouTube videos do individuals watch every month?

Well, the gigantic figure is surely stunning as the Wall Street Journal reports from a YouTube spokesperson that humans watch about four billion hours of video each month.

Last month, Youtube shared last May that individuals watch about 3 billion hours of video footage per month.

YouTube also says that the video sharing site’s members upload 72 hours of video content to the site each minute. Last 2008, the site said that only 10 hours of video are uploaded every minute.

Early in 2012, YouTube placed money, about $150 million, to fund channels that feature famous artists. Just last May, YouTube vowed that they are going to add $200 million to their investment.

YouTube is the world’s largest video sharing site and is the most popular amongst them. Purchased by Google Inc., the two giants contribute to the ever changing landscape of the Web.

How many minutes or hours do you spend frolicking in YouTube and going from one video to another?

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iPad Mini to be released before 2012 ends?

The rumor that an iPad Mini is coming soon has been spreading like wildfire in cyberspace may have a little truth after all.

The speculated iPad Mini, which individuals say is a game changer, could be coming out before the year ends.

According to reports coming from Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal, the much anticipated iPad device is coming this year.

Bloomberg says that a source, which remains unnamed, that the next iPad device sports a ‘7 to 8 inch screen diagonally and will be released before the clock 2012 closes.

Analysts have said that the impending release of the iPad Mini could be Apple’s answer to the influx of tablets coming out from other platforms this year. Namely: the Google Nexus 7, Microsoft Surface and the ever popular Amazon Kindle Fire.

Wall Street Journal on the other hand says that an Asian supplier of Apple is prepping up to produce the smaller version of the iPad.

Wall Street Journal says that a trusted source have said that production will start this September.

This tablet could be pegged cheaper than the previous iteration’s of the device. This could be Apple’s venture to the mass market and not the mid-high class segment.

You ready for the iPad Mini revolution?

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