Google sites surpass 10bn video views in August

comScore has released August 2009 data from the comScore Video Metrix service, showing that 161 million US Internet users watched online video during the month, the largest audience ever recorded. Online video reached another all-time high in August with more than 25 billion videos viewed during the month, with Google Sites accounting for more than 10 billion.

Google Sites continued to rank as the top US video property in August as it surpassed the 10 billion videos viewed threshold, representing 40 per cent of all videos viewed online. accounted for 99 per cent of all videos viewed at the Google Sites property. Microsoft Sites ranked second with 547 million (2.2 per cent) followed by Viacom Digital with 539 million videos viewed (2.1 per cent) and Hulu with 488 million (1.9 per cent).