Gangnam Style, billion views in YouTube

A Korean music video, Gangnam Style, has made a new record in most watched video in YouTube.com. On December 21 the views count had exceeded 1 Billion mark, the first in the history of YouTube and most probably the first in any online video sharing site.

At the time of this writing total page views of the video is 1,004,480,502 with 6,162,311 thumb-ups and 449,312 thumb-downs.

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Some of interesting YouTube facts:

  • YouTube gets more than 4 billion views on it’s videos on every single day
  • Users upload some 72 hours of video every minute – that is more than 100,000 hours of videos uploaded every single day.
  • YouTube also gets 800 million unique users every month.

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