5 Feb 2010 20:39 Africa/Lagos
U.S. Online Video Market Continues Ascent as Americans Watch 33 Billion Videos in December
Hulu Surpasses 1 Billion Monthly Video Streams for First Time
RESTON, Va., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR) , a leader in measuring the digital world, today released December 2009 data from the comScore Video Metrix service, showing that nearly 178 million U.S. Internet users watched online video during the month. Online video viewing continued to reach record levels in December, with 33.2 billion videos viewed during the month.
Top 10 Video Content Properties by Videos Viewed
Google Sites continued to rank as the top U.S. video property in December, delivering 13.2 billion videos, with YouTube.com accounting for nearly 99 percent of all videos viewed at the property. Hulu ranked second with more than 1 billion videos viewed, an all-time high for the property, and representing 3.0 percent market share. Microsoft Sites ranked third with 561 million (1.7 percent), followed by Fox Interactive Media with 551 million (1.7 percent) and Yahoo! Sites with 539 million (1.6 percent).
Top U.S. Online Video Content Properties* by Videos