Online video use surges: US survey
WASHINGTON (AFP) - Americans are using the Internet more for video, both to post their own snippets and to view videos of others, a survey showed on Thursday.
The Pew Internet Project survey found that the percentage of American adult Internet users who upload or post videos online has doubled in the past four years, from 14 per cent in 2009 to 31 per cent today.
And 78 per cent said they watch or download videos, up from 69 per cent four years earlier.
Younger Internet users are twice as likely to post and share videos online than their older counterparts. Pew found 41 per cent of 18- to 29-year-old Internet users and 36 per cent of those ages 30 to 49 post or share videos online, compared with 18 per cent of those over 50.