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Super Mario was originally called “Mr. Video”.
The oldest video of cats on YouTube dates from 1894.
You can’t use the word “candy” on a video game. Creators of CANDY CRUSH have managed to trademark the word.
Every minute, more than 100 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube.
Surgeons who grew up playing video games make 37% fewer mistakes.
Music video ‘Gangnam Style’ was so popular, it broke YouTube’s view counter, which had to be upgraded.
The most disliked video on YouTube is Justin Bieber’s “Baby,” with over 4,400,000 dislikes.
Around 42% of Americans play video games regularly.
The first music video shown on MTV was “Video Killed the Radio Star.”
The First YouTube Video was uploaded on April 23, 2005, featuring its co-founder Jawed Karim at the San Diego Zoo.
5 million Americans play video games for 40 hours a week, the equivalent of a day job.
It is illegal to distribute “revenge porn” (video or photos of your ex) in California since 2016.
Lady Gaga has won 12 separate Guinness World Records including, “Most Product Placement in a Video.”
Family Guy once used footage from 9-year-old YouTube video in one of its episodes without permission from the owner. The owner’s original clip was then removed from Youtube for copyright infringement.
On average, voice actors in video games make just a bit over US$800 for a four-hour session.
People who play video games are more likely to be lucid dreamers, having control over their actions in dreams, than those who don’t.
The Red Cross symbol, a red cross on a white background, is not public domain and is illegally used for many video game health packs.
“Video killed the radio star” was the best selling record in Australia for 27 years.
In 2015, a Chinese father, fed up with his son’s unemployed ways which he blamed on his daily feed of video games, hired a virtual “hit man” to knock him off at the game.
Video Killed the Radio Star by the Buggles was the first music video played on MTV