It’s interesting when you find distributions like this online.
But what is surprising is how fragmented the Web video landscape remains once you go out past the top 25 sites.
What you see is a real barbell distribution, with Youtube on one end and the Long Tail sites on the other. Â Total video views more than doubled between December, 2008 and December, 2009, from 14 billion to 33 billion streams.Â So there is hope yet for niche video producers.
via The Long Tail Of Video Sites Capture Half Of All Viewing Minutes.
What makes this interesting is that the degree of this impatience probably differs among various online video sites.Â I’m sure it’s more pervasive on a site like Youtube than on a site like Hulu because they attract different types of viewers.
Whatever happened to patience? More than 81 percent of all online video viewers click away if they encounter a clip rebuffering, according to a new study by Tubemogul.
via 4 Out of 5 Viewers Leave If a Stream Buffers Once.