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YouTube Amazing Facts
We all are very much familiar with Youtube, for those who don't know YouTube is a video-sharing website on which users can upload, share, and view videos. I am unveiling some of the most interesting and amazing facts about youtube.com here.
- Youtube.com was founded by Steven Chen, Chad Harley and Jawed Karim, they were friends and were working for PayPal at the time.
- It was created in order for the friends to share video clips of a dinner party, which were too large to email.
- First video was posted on April 23,2005 by one of its founder Jawed Karim.
- First video was Me at Zoo and it was 18 seconds long, It has Karim and some elephants.
- You tube Domain's Birthday is Valentine day (14 feb 2005).
- Google bought YouTube in November 2006 paid for which it paid $1.65 billion.
- More than 50% youtube users are 20 year older or younger.
- Country who posts as well as watches the most videos is United states.
- Most popular video on Youtube is Lady Gaga's Bad Romance, it has been viewed more than 423 million times.
- The most watched video non-commercial is “Charlie Bit My Finger” with currently 383 million views.
- 70% of youtube users are Americans.
- Country which posts most videos is United states and United Kingdom ranks second.
- Country which watches most videos is United states. Japan is second.
- 20% of Youtube videos are categorized as Music
- Average visitor spends 15 minutes everyday on YouTube.
- On an average 10 number of videos uploaded per second on youtube.
- You would need 1700 years to watch all videos present on youtube today.
- The longest Video ever on YouTube is 48 hours (2 days!).
- According to Alexa, It is 3rd most popular website in world.
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