Is Youtube More Popular Than Cable TV? by Bre Brown
Over the past few years, Youtube has blown up and became more popular than it ever was.
People started posting on Youtube and have gotten famous and popular. A lot of people talk about different Youtubers and how much they like them.
They all post different content and get a lot of views. Approximately 1,300,000,000 people watch Youtube everyday. There is a lot of different content on Youtube from DIY crafts to music videos to conspiracy theories.
“I think Youtube is better than cable because of all the choices.” said junior Dakota Milum.
Youtube was first launched in February 2005. It wasn’t near as popular then as it is now. A lot of people have started Youtube since then and they post a ton of good content.
8 out of 10 people between the ages 18 - 49 watch Youtube. 300 hours of video is uploaded to Youtube every minute so there is a ton of content everyone can watch.
“Youtube is better than cable because it’s more comedy or entertainment.” said junior Tim Miller.
Youtube will soon surpass TV as the most watched format in the U.S. On average, people watch 1.25 billion hours of TV everyday. People watch one billion hours of Youtube everyday, almost beating cable TV.