Media Usage

Statistics for websites using Media technologies

Retina JS
HTML5 Media

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Name 10k 100k Million Entire Web
SWFObject 1,477 9,150 47,885 1,678,253
FitVids.JS 380 3,151 26,278 2,146,270
Retina JS 125 1,025 9,653 337,720
HTML5 Media 2 34 296 19,426

Media includes any element of a site that has an audio/visual theme. Although video media has been available on the internet for a while (typically via Windows Media Player and RealPlayer), embedded media was not as popular until the creation of in 2005. Since the creation on YouTube and the ever increasing availability of fast broadband, online media has become a mainstream internet medium.

YouTube embeddable video remains one of the most popular ways to add audio and video media to a website. Most videos viewable on are also embeddable on websites.