SoundCloud, the self-described “world’s leading audio platform”, has now been around five years. To mark the occasion, they’ve also released some interesting statistics:
- 12 hours of audio are now posted every minute.
- 90 percent of tracks receive plays.
- Over 50 percent of tracks are played within the first hour of uploading.
To further celebrate the occasion, SoundCloud rounded up five of its top creators. Each has shared ways in which the service has impacted them, including being discovered by Snoop Lion and Deadmau5.