SEOUL, May 14 (Korea Bizwire) — South Koreans in their 50s and older are the fastest-growing segment of YouTube users, having spent the most time on the video-sharing website of all age brackets, industry data showed Tuesday.
People aged 50 or older spent a combined 10.1 billion minutes watching YouTube in April, compared with 5.1 billion minutes during the same period a year earlier, according to the data compiled by industry tracker WiseApp.
WiseApp said teens spent a combined 8.9 billion minutes on YouTube in April, followed by those in their 20s with 8.1 billion minutes, 30s with 6.1 billion minutes and 40s with 5.7 billion minutes, the data showed.
South Koreans spent a combined 38.8 billion minutes on YouTube in April, making it the most used application among users of Android smartphones, WiseApp said.
The country’s top mobile messenger, Kakao Talk, came in the second place with 22.5 billion minutes and top Internet portal Naver was third with 15.3 billion minutes, the data showed.