Today YouTube announced that one hour of video is uploaded to the site every second. A decade of footage a day!

Struggling to wrap your brain around that? Well YouTube have launched this really nice site,, which is full of interesting stats and figures which serve to put the volume of video and length of time spent on the site in context.

For example, who knew that ‘In 4 minutes 48 seconds of uploads to YouTube, the ostrich continues running at full speed, traveling 12,384 miles’?

Definitely worth checking out over your morning coffee.

Of course, YouTube being YouTube, they’ve posted a video along the same lines.