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.
- Most popular online video properties in the United States as of February 2015, ranked by unique viewers (in millions)
Leading U.S. video properties 2015, by unique viewers
- Number of digital video viewers in the United States from 2012 to 2018 (in millions)
Digital video viewers in the United States 2012-2018
- 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
- Daily online video usage time in Germany 2014Daily online video usage time in Germany 2014
- Online video: most popular categories in the United States 2013Online video: most popular categories in the United States 2013
- Penetration rate of online video use in China 2007-2014Penetration rate of online video use in China 2007-2014
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