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A picture shows a You Tube logo on December 4, 2012 during LeWeb Paris 2012 in Saint-Denis near Paris. Le Web is Europe's largest tech conference, bringing together the entrepreneurs, leaders and influencers who shape the future of the internet. (Eric Piermont/AFP/Getty Images)
A picture shows a You Tube logo on December 4, 2012 during LeWeb Paris 2012 in Saint-Denis near Paris. Le Web is Europe's largest tech conference, bringing together the entrepreneurs, leaders and influencers who shape the future of the internet. (Eric Piermont/AFP/Getty Images)
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YouTube has announced that viewers around the world are watching more than a billion hours of videos a day, putting the site in line to surpass TV viewership.

Here & Now's Eric Westervelt (@Ericnpr) speaks with Jason Bellini (@jasonbellini) of the Wall Street Journal about YouTube viewership, which has increased tenfold since 2012, according to the company.

This segment aired on February 28, 2017.

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