Cloud Computing: YouTube Dishes Up Stats, Playlists for Fifth Birthday Bash
YouTube, which Google acquired in 2006, celebrated turning 5 in grand fashion May 16. The video-sharing Website marched out a number of eye-popping stats and set up the YouTube Five Year Channel, which shows a world map of user videos, a timeline of video milestones, and playlists curated by entertainer Conan O'Brien, filmmaker Pedro Almodovar and other celebrities. YouTube also sported its top videos of all time that helped spur the site to 2 billion downloads a day, with the average user looking at 15 minutes of YouTube content per day. Check out the details in this eWEEK slide show.