It seems fitting to wish them a good day with a photo of their biggest star … Happy Birthday, YouTube! It’s crazy to me that this is ONLY their fifth birthday… doesn’t it seem like they’ve been around as long as you can remember? Bringing us cat videos and cute babies? Of course in addition to those things it’s also become the Go-To for clips of TV shows you didn’t see in real time… music videos, live performances, interviews… and global society deciding on who becomes our newest overnight sensation!
Check some stats – and see the #1 most-viewed-video in the history of YouTube – after the jump!
Mind-boggling stats from CNN:
*Now gets two billion pageviews/day, nearly double the prime-time audience of all three major U.S. television networks combined.
*Sees more than 24 hours of video uploaded every minute.
*Is the third-most-visited website overall.
*Supports HD and 3D, broadcasts entire sports seasons live to 200+ countries.
… and the most-watched video on YouTube is… of course: