YouTube Becoming a Mobile First Company - Peter Kafka - Media - AllThingsD: " . . . why YouTube placed such high importance on controlling its mobile experience: It is well on its way to becoming a mobile-first company.
During yesterday’s earnings call, Larry Page announced that 40 percent of YouTube’s traffic was coming from mobile devices. That’s up from 25 percent a year ago, and six percent in 2011. . . ."
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