If each hour of back-to-school YouTube content watched in 2016 alone was represented by a pencil, they would stretch from Brisbane, California to Brisbane, Australia and back.

YouTube Data, U.S., Classification as back to school videos were based on public data such as headlines, tags, etc., and may not account for every such video available on YouTube, Jan - Dec 2016

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of parents who watch YouTube report being open to receiving back-to-school advice from brands.

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of moms are open to videos by brands or companies on YouTube when seeking guidance across parenting topics.

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of parents believe companies and brands can do more to represent learners from all backgrounds in back-to-school messaging.

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