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YouTube hits one billion monthly viewers

The one billion monthly user club is an exclusive one. First it was Facebook who hit the milestone last year, and now the club officially has a new member: YouTube. The user-generated video serviced announced the milestone in a blogpost on Wednesday. "In the last eight years you’ve come to YouTube to watch, share and fall in love with videos from all over the world. Tens of thousands of partners have created channels that have found and built businesses for passionate, engaged audiences. Advertisers have taken notice: all of the Ad Age Top 100 brands are now running campaigns on YouTube. And today, we’re announcing a new milestone: YouTube now has more than a billion unique users every single month," YouTube wrote. To put the number in perspective, YouTube also released some impressive stats. For example, this number means that 50% of the entire Internet population is visitng YouTube every month. It is equal to around 10 Super Bowl audience put together. In fact, if YouTub

Bad flu season hits Works nearly five-year high in January

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics The number of people taking sick days hit a virtually five-year full of January, in accordance with the labor Department. Figures from the department's monthly Current Population Survey show an estimated 1.2 million workers didn't punch time in any respect throughout the survey reference week since they were sick, injured, or had doctor appointments. An additional 2.9 million full-time employees worked part-time for the similar reasons. Those are the highest estimates since February 2008, when 1.3 million workers stayed home and 3.3 million worked part-time instead of full-time. Though these estimates include absenteeism for those types of illnesses and injuries, the spike is likely because of seasonal cold and flu strains, the Labor Department said in a very blog post soon. The 2010 spike could be the consequence of a really bad flu season combined with flu vaccinations that proved less effective than expected. But whatever the cau