As of August 2018, the website is ranked as the second-most popular site in the world, according to Alexa Internet, just behind Google.
Anyway, in order to figure out how popular any one video is, you need a pretty large sample of videos to rank it against.
YouTube allows users to upload, view, rate, share, add to playlists, report, comment on videos, and subscribe to other users.
The vast majority of its videos are free to view, but there are exceptions, including subscription-based premium channels, film rentals, as well as YouTube Music and YouTube Premium, subscription services respectively offering premium and ad-free music streaming, and ad-free access to all content, including exclusive content commissioned from notable personalities.
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YouTube and selected creators earn advertising revenue from Google AdSense, a program which targets ads according to site content and audience.