YouTube is one the largest video sharing sites and the no of its user are growing rapidly on daily basis. You will be surprised to know that the YouTube’s two months Video content is bigger as compared to US large television channels produced in last 60 years. So let’s unveil some of the most surprising and mind blowing facts about YT.
1 – YouTube is Created by Ex-Paypal Employee
This is true that Chad Hurley, Jawed Karim and Steve Chen created Youtube video sharing site in 2005.What If PayPal would have know that one of its employee is going to create YouTube then it’s pretty sure they will never let him go. YouTube got its first funding from the bonuses received after the eBay buyout of PayPal. You could say that if there was no PayPal, there would be no YouTube.
2 – 300 Hours of Video Every Minute
This is unbelievable but according to the stats and figure this is dam true that every minute 300 hours of videos are being uploaded on YouTube which is really a big amount.
3 – 80% Audience from Outside US:
Before reading to this fact you had no idea that how large no of users are coming to Youtube from outside the United States. With a bit of exploring you can find tons of video which are being shared in many other languages as well other the English.
Got an idea that can benefit people but you can’t be accepted by any Big TV channel so why don’t you start your YT channel today and become next PewDiePie. Just get a catchy YouTube name and start working on your channel.
- Navigate in 76 Languages:
- 9% Small Business are on YT:
- Highest Paid Partner
- Cost of Running YT
4 – Google is the Sole Owner of YouTube
Before 2006 YouTube was owner by individuals but when Google found it worthy then it jumped in the market to bid for YouTube. Finally, in 2006 Google acquired YouTube in $1.65 billion. The time it got acquired the money seemed to be huge but pt looks very tiny amount if we consider the worth of YouTube.
5 – Ronaldinho was First to have 1 Million Views
Do you know Ronaldinho Gaúcho? Yes, your favorite superstar is one of the greatest players to have ever played the game.
His trick video which was shoted by Nike was the first more famous video which hit the one million views back in 2005. One Million views, yes it was huge considering 2005.
6 – YouTube Posses 57,000 Years of Video Footage
YouTube has got around 7 billion videos in total. Furthermore, on the average, every YouTube video has duration of 4 minutes and 20 seconds.
If we calculate this huge figure to estimate the total minutes to watch all YouTube videos, then we can say that it would take approximately 30 trillion minutes to watch them all which is a really startling figure for all of us.
7 – YouTube started on Valentine’s Day
The YouTube.com domain was acquired on Valentine’s Day. The first video was released by co-founder Jawed Karim more than two months later. Jawed Karim who was the co founder of YouTube released his first video on YouTube after two months .
Video title is “ME at the ZOO”, You can watch it here: ME at the ZOO
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