- YouTube received record traffic in December 2008, according to comScore. Google properties accounted for 5.9 billion video views, with YouTube making up 99 percent of that traffic.
- Microsoft launched its new celebrity gossip site, Wonderwall, today. Unlike competitors Perez Hilton and TMZ, Wonderwall scrolls horizontally, in a layout more similar to a magazine. Wonderwall doesn't use Microsoft's Silverlight player, but plays videos using MSN Video instead.
- In the past three months since Netflix and Microsoft made the Netflix Watch Instantly streaming service available on the Xbox 360, 1 million Xbox Live users have downloaded the application and watched 1.5 billion minutes of streaming video.
— The Staff, Contentinople