it now gets more than a billion unique users every single month. There are about 7 billion on Earth, so over 14% of the humans on Earth visit YouTube each month. YouTube also shared the following facts about its massive usership:
- Nearly one out of every two people on the Internet visits YouTube.
- Our monthly viewership is the equivalent of roughly ten Super Bowl audiences.
- If YouTube were a country, we'd be the third largest in the world after China and India.
- PSY and Madonna would have to repeat their Madison Square Garden performance in front of a packed house 200,000 more times. That's a lot of Gangnam Style!
For those curious as to what is popular on YouTube, a good resource is the YouTube Trends Dashboard
. The dashboard lets you see what is popular by cities and countries as well as by age groups and gender.