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YouTube History and Facts

You Tube, founded by Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, and Jawed Karim, was created in order for the friends to share Jawed Karim posted the very first YouTube video on April 23rd, 2005. Entitled "Me at Zoo," it features Karim and some elephants and is 18 seconds long. video clips of a dinner party, which were too large to email. They were all working for PayPal at the time. It has been viewed 3.24 million times. The YouTube domain birthday is Valentine's Day, 2005. Every week, YouTubers produce enough material for 60,000 full-length films. If nobody ever posted another video, you would need about 1,700 years to watch everything cur- rently on the site. 70% of YouTube users are Country who posts the most videos: Country who posts American. the 2nd most: United States United Kingdom Country who watches the most videos: United States Country who watches the second most: Japan 50% of users are 20 years old or younger. January 2008: 10 hrs of video uploaded every minute. 20% of YouTube videos are categorized as "Music." May 2009: 20 hrs every min. The average visitor spends 15 minutes every day on YouTube. May 2008: 13 hrs every min. July 2010 Top Ten YouTube Channels October 2008: 15 hrs every min. March 2010: 24 hrs every min. 1. NigaHiga YouTube is banned in continental China, Iran, Libya, Tunisia, Turkey, and Turkmenistan. 2. Fred Turkey Turkemistan 3. ShaneDawsonTV Syria 4. Smosh Tunisia Morocco 5. RayWilliamJohnson China Libya "Saudi Arabja Thailand 6. Universalmusicgroup Pakistan Iran 7. Sxephil Brazil Currently banned Indonesia United Arab Emirates 8. Machinima Previously banned 9. ShaneDawsonTV2 In the past, it was banned by Brazil, Indonesia, Morocco, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Thailand, and the United Arab Emirates. 10. Davedays Five Famous People with Official You'Tube Channels Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance," the most popular video on YouTube, has been viewed 250 million times. 1. Michael Jackson 2. Arnold Schwarzenegger 3. Oprah Winfrey 4. Barack Obama "Charlie bit my finger," in which Charlie bites his brother's finger, received 212 million views, making it the most watched non-commercial video. 5. Pope Benedict XVI According to Alexa, YouTube is the third most frequently visited website. In 2006, Google purchased YouTube for $1.65 billion. That's a lot of money, considering YouTube consistently loses money. YouTube's Net Revenue • In 2009, YouTube's losses amounted to $174.2 million. $614 mil $737 mil • 2010 is projected to be YouTube's first profitable year. $472 mil $244 mil YouTube is immensely popular, but difficult to monetize. 2008 2009 2010 2011 On April 1, 2008, YouTube pranked the world, by linking all of the videos on the main page to Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up," a famous prank known as 'Rickrolling.' Never gonna give you up! Never gonna let you down! And desert you! Never gonna run around. Never gonna make you cry! Never gonna say goodbye! Never gonna tell a lie. And hurt you! UnlineSchools Sources: people/ 20100422_1_youtube-and-other-sites-video-site-music-videos/2

YouTube History and Facts

shared by IGEmp on Nov 29
This infographic provides a timeline and brief history of YouTube. It also provides statistical information of the usage of YouTube around the world.


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