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Peter Turney

I suppose the natural assumption is that the data follow Zipf's law:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zipf%27s_law

Why don't they plot the data in a way that makes it easier to see whether the curve is Zipfian?

Flea Circus Director

You can use the Youtube API's to capture stats about your own films. http://code.google.com/apis/youtube/reference.html#VideoFeeds

Marshall Kirkpatrick

You're telling me that 1 out of every 100 videos uploaded to YouTube get 500k views in the first month on the site? I think something fishy is going on here.

Matthew Hurst

Marshall - I think I would have to agree with you. Let me see if I can get an answer from Tim.

Víctor Gil

Great Analysis!!

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You're telling me that 1 out of every 100 videos uploaded to YouTube get 500k views in the first month on the site? I think something fishy is going on here.

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1% of the videos getting more than 500k views... That is really surprising, I would say only 0.1% of the videos would be able to get such statistics... By the way, here is a list of my Youtube channels:

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