YouTube audience is growing. As a video-sharing site, YouTube provides various contents from its creators that influences the audience behavior. Here are some facts reported by Antaranews on Tuesday (9/8).
For watching, viewers in Indonesia spend more than an hour a day watching YouTube.
“Indonesian watch YouTube more than an hour a day,” Vice President, Engineering for Emerging Experience YouTube John Harding said in the ‘Google for Indonesia.’
Comparing to the end of 2015, YouTube viewers and its videos increased. The viewers increased 130% year-on-year and numbers of uploaded video increased up to 600%. The creators not only come from Jakarta but also from other cities major cities, included Malang (Central Java) and Surabaya (East Java).
Currently, Indonesia has Raditya Dika, a Gold Button creator that is followed by more than a million subscribers. Not only that, more than 106 creators are categorized in Silver Button with 100,000 subscribers. That number is three-times greater than the previous year, which was only 40 creators.
The other fact is that among 100 million internet user in Indonesia, 40% are connected through 2G network. This makes YouTube develops the offline methods and Accelerator technology. Later with the technology, YouTube viewers will enjoy the video with less buffering.