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Study Proves that the Average YouTuber is Heath Ledger
Mashable Labs shocked the world yesterday when they published their data of 41,000 random YouTube users and determined that the average member is 27 years old, watches 39 videos over an hour and 18 minutes a day.
Basically Heath Ledger.
From a sample of 41,000 active user profiles we collected some rather unsurprising statistics. Based on the profile info supplied, the age of an average YouTuber is 27, with 20% being 35 or older - a bit more mature, perhaps, than the kids over at MySpace. Be aware, however, that finding the age of social networking users is a challenge - this method involves simply grabbing the reported age from the profile, which is only 100% accurate if everyone tells the truth.
If this is true, Google probably got their money's worth when they bought YouTube for $1.6 billion in stock.Prepare to see Saab banner ads next to lonelygirl15 videos next year.