People Still Prefer Watching Free Videos Online
Even though paid streaming video services are booming, they're still playing second fiddle to free platforms like YouTube. According to nScreenMedia, people spent an impressive 48 percent of their time watching online video on YouTube in March 2014. Netflix accounted for 22 percent of people's time while Hulu came in with just 8 percent.
- Number of digital video viewers in the United States from 2012 to 2018 (in millions)
Digital video viewers in the United States 2012-2018
- Number of unique video viewers to U.S. online video properties in October 2014 (in millions)
U.S. video properties ranked by unique video viewers in October 2014
- Percentage of internet users who watch online video content on any device in 2014, by country
Share of internet users who watch online videos 2014, by country
- Online video: most popular categories in the United States 2013Online video: most popular categories in the United States 2013
- Leading online video games worldwide 2013Leading online video games worldwide 2013
- Leading online video websites in the United Kingdom (UK) February 2014, by visitorsLeading online video websites in the United Kingdom (UK) February 2014, by visitors
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