As per the latest Alexa traffic ranking systems Youtube.com occupies the 4th spot in India as well as US. However, on a global scale it is in the 3rd position. US accounts for approximately 22 percent of the visitors of this video sharing site.
The video sharing site started its journey way back in 2005. 755,792 sites have links in YouTube. YouTube enables its users to upload any video and then share it with any and everyone they want to. The global status of this site ensures that they are going to be viewed en masse.
The biggest unique aspect of the video sharing website is its diverse content. It has an unmatched wealth of musical content that is well complimented by portions and trailers of latest films.
The fact that almost all major Hollywood productions launch their teasers on this site is a testimony to its massive popularity and reach among users from different generations and backgrounds.
The general features of YouTube are its shows and playlists, groups and comments and comments search. It offers video technologies such as playback, 3D videos, uploading, video editor, quality and codecs and live streaming.
The comments section of YouTube is akin to social media platforms such as Twitter. Here the users are not allowed to post links of other websites so as to prevent spamming. However hash tags are permitted. Other users can also be addressed by using the @ sign.
The comments search facility catalogues every latest comment that has been made using a particular search term. These search results are provided in real time.