Facebook has overtaken Yahoo as the Internet's most popular site for viewing video last month, according to report from comScore.
According to comScore, Facebook saw a bit more than 53 million unique viewers throughout July, compared to Yahoo's less than 49 million. Google, thanks largely to YouTube, still enjoys a comfortable lead in the race with nearly 157 million total unique viewers.
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Yahoo users, however, watched more videos -- 625 million to Facebook's 327 million. Facebook users watched an average of 21.7 minutes of video throughout July, while Yahoo users consumed 70.4 hours of video content.
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ComScore's statistics only included what it calls "content videos," not advertisements.
Other interesting stats from comScore's July report: A vast majority -- 85.5% -- of Internet users watched videos in July, while video ads made up 20.7% of all videos viewed online but only 1.6% of time spent watching online videos.
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This story originally published on Mashable here.