YouTube’s Mobile Growth Adds Billions in Value to Google

Accordingly to recent info shared by Google during their earnings call, YouTube is now officially bigger than any single U.S. cable network among the key demographic that includes those ages 18 to 49. This is mostly due to the video-sharing network’s heavily engaged user base and its traction with mobile consumers were among the highlights discussed during the company’s better-than-expected second-quarter financial results, which sent Google’s stock spiking.

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Google said on Thursday that watch time for YouTube rose 60 percent in the second quarter and the video service had more viewers aged 18-49 on mobile alone than any U.S. cable network.

Online video ads could be a $17 billion opportunity in the United States alone by 2017, Jefferies & Co analysts said, and YouTube looks best positioned to benefit.

Google and Facebook are trying to woo big companies to market products via online videos.

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YouTube is focused on “re-inventing the television experience for the internet age,” Google chief business officer Omid Kordestani said. Google expects to boost its earnings in the future by attaching ‘buy buttons’ to mobile ads to make shopping easier for smartphone users.

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Gaming is Good for You, Science Proves It!

Those of us who grew up playing video games constantly heard from older persons that it was a waste of time that would never help us in the real world, but could gaming actually be good for you? You bet!

Researchers have been exploring how games impact our brain development and influence everything from our social behavior to our emotional health. What they’ve uncovered is astonishing.

For a quick look at why gaming is good for you, check out the infographic below (and who doesn’t love a good infographic?)

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Why Do People Love Watching Video Games on YouTube?

Think back to the days when you used to spend time in arcades, watching your friends play your favorite games. Now cut forward to today, when you an your best friends sit around your XBox, Playstation or Mobile Device and take turns playing. I’ts all about experiencing those moments together.

Watching people play video games isn’t some new thing that Twitch or YouTube invented. They’ve just given it a much wider platform for a massive reach As long as there have been video games, people have been watching other people play them.

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Here’s How YouTube is Taking Game Content Seriously

Gaming week was in full force at E3 2015 and YouTube has gone ‘all-in’ when it comes to YouTube Gaming and it’s community of creators! Check out a preview of the new YouTube gaming app from YouTube’s trusty Product Managers and find out about updates coming soon that will make live streaming on YouTube easier than ever!

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