The Staggering Numbers Behind Humanity's YouTube Addiction

By Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg

According to Google, one hour of web video is uploaded to YouTube each second. This short animation straight from the horse's mouth does the rest of the math, complete with cute visualizations to help viewers wrap their heads around the crazy data. 

For an interactive experience, check out http://www.onehourpersecond.com/.

This article available online at:

http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2012/01/the-staggering-numbers-behind-humanitys-youtube-addiction/252012/