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Watch time for back-to-school videos on YouTube is up more than 70% YoY in 2016.

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More than half of parents say that video ads from companies that address their back-to-school anxieties are more memorable to them.

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

Watch time of back-to-school-related content on YouTube has more than tripled over the past two years.


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


of U.S. viewers say they often use YouTube to learn new things.

There are more learning-related videos on YouTube than books in the Library of Congress.