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The Great YouTube Flattening

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The rise of YouTube from nowhere to being one of the most popular sites on the web is the biggest start-up story of the year. But is the rise of YouTube over? Over on the Alexa Web Discovery Machine blog, Geoffrey Mack has posted the graph above. It clearly shows that YouTube’s traffic growth flatlined—at least according to the mysterious and not necessarily accurate Alexa metrics—in October.
Mack adds, “It started going flat on October 9th. Anybody care to guess what happened on that date?”
YouTube Goes Flat [Alexa-Web Discovery Machine]