Thursday, February 08, 2007

You Tube Viewers Say They Watch Less TV

66% claim they are sacrificing other activities when on YouTube
36% say their visits to the site are most likely to have been at the expense of visiting other websites
32% say their time spent watching TV is next most likely to have taken a hit
20% think that YouTube also pre-empts email and other online social networking
19% defer work/homework
15% aren't playing video games
12% are not watching DVD(s) and not spending time with friends and family in person

However, 73 percent of frequent YouTube users say they would visit the site less if it started including short video ads before every clip. 42 percent of online U.S. adults say they have watched a video at YouTube, and 14 percent say they visit the site frequently.

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