June 01, 2009
Online Video rivals Traditional Broadcasting
Over 70% of US web users watch video clips on the internet, making online video the leading social media platform, ahead of blogging and social networking, according to the Global Web Index. The US data from the Global Web Index has been released ahead of the full report, which covers 16 countries. It is compiled by Lightspeed Research for social media research consultancy Trendstream. According to the data, in the US online video now rivals traditional broadcasting and is the fastest growing media platform in history.