In September 2023 alone, YouTube received 31.9 billion unique visitors on their website. That’s almost 4 times the amount of people on the planet. This makes YouTube the second most visited website on earth after YouTube’s parent, Google.
However, despite the popularity and the amount of revenue Google and YouTube collectively make, YouTube has made changes on their website and apps to be worse than before. It was done on purpose.
Virtual Reality, the new frontier, according to people in Silicon Valley. So high the importance of Virtual Reality (VR), that Facebook, the largest social media company in history decided to rename their company to Meta, and pivot the entire company to their new VR world, called the Metaverse. Mark Zuckernberg, the founder and CEO of Meta, splend a good one hour explaining the pivot and the implementation details on their new major product, the Metaverse.