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Canadians spend most time online in the world

‘It’s just absolutely crazy how passionate Canadians are about YouTube’

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Canadians spend more time online than the residents of any other country, according to usage tracking company comScore, which also s aid Canada had the highest penetration of Internet access. In all, Canadians spend an average of more than 2,500 minutes online each month, the equivalent of nearly 42 hours. Canadians also check Wikipedia more often, and watch more videos online. In fact, Canucks average 147 videos each month compared to 100 per U.S. viewer. “In Canada, YouTube per capita consumption of video is No. 1 in the world,” says Google Canada’s Chris O’Neill. “It’s just absolutely crazy in terms of how passionate Canadians are about YouTube.”

The Globe and Mail

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