It’s been said that Video is the next phase of communication and we’re starting to see the figures to back that up!
Around two-thirds of all UK internet users watch video online, and the time spent with video continues to rise
The world’s most popular video site marked its eighth birthday in February 2013. YouTube, owned by Google since 2006, now boasts over 800 million viewers around the world each month.
And tens of millions of these video viewers live in the UK. The UK’s Office for Communications (Ofcom) reported that 63% of the country’s internet users watched video online in August 2012.
Engagement with online video is rising. According to Experian Hitwise, online video viewing accounted for 5% of all UK web usage in February this year. UK residents made 1.06 billion visits to video sites that month, compared to 868 million in February 2012. In the two years since February 2011, the number of visits to video websites rose by an estimated 71%.
UK viewers are also spending more time with…
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