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Online Video Stats from Ooyala

Posted on 2.13.2012

Digital video technology provider Ooyala has released a Video Index report that reveals insights into the growing popularity of online video.

Highlights from the report include:


  • 1 in 4 Americans watched a video on an Ooyala-powered site in Q4 2011.
  • Ooyala delivered videos to more than 5,000 domains.
  • Video plays in more than 130 countries.
  • For every one video shared on Twitter, more than 10 were shared on Facebook.
  • People play videos more often on smartphones (60%) comapred to tablets (40%).
  • Audiences are more engaged when watching video on tablets compared to desktops, rating 45 percent more likely to complete at least 75 percent of videos played.
  • Tablet video audiencess watched 21.9 percent longer per video in Q4 2011 compared to Q3 2011.


“The dramatically increased engagement with IP-delivered video creates opportunities on a massive scale for publishers and brand marketers,” says Bismarck Lepe, co-founder and president of products for Ooyala. “Understanding the changing dynamics of multi-device video consumption is key to delivering a more personalized experience for consumers while creating new revenue streams and growing audiences. Ooyala unlocks this knowledge in a way that is highly actionable and mission-critical to our customers’ success.”


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