Where do you usually find videos on the Internet? The answer of most people is through the YouTube site. This website is very popular. In addition to searching for videos, you can also upload videos. In fact, not a few lay people who eventually became the artist or famous after the action was uploaded to YouTube. And liked by many people. But, do you know who the YouTube creator is, how his journey since it first appeared. Let’s know more on YouTube. The YouTube Creator consists of 3 former Paypal employees named Chad Hurley, Steven Chen and Jawed Karim. The origins of this website creation are motivated by the wishes of Chad Hurley and Steven Chen who want to show a video party dinner to Jawed Karim who could not attend. So, came the idea how to share videos easily. The YouTube.com domain was active in February 2005. In May 2005 they began publishing this website. And finally, it was unveiled in November 2005. The first video uploaded on YouTube was a video made by Jawed Karim entitled “Me at The Zoo” which was uploaded on April 23, 2005. The video featured Jawed Karim at the San Diego Zoo.
At the beginning of its establishment, the YouTube office was on top of a restaurant selling Japanese pizza and food in Francisco. An injection of funds from Sequoia Capital and former Paypal CFO was obtained at the start of the rapidly growing YouTube. The development of YouTube increasingly seen in 2006 where the website is able to rank 5 Alexa. In July 2006, there were 100 million videos watched and 65,000 videos uploaded each day. YouTube’s popularity caught the attention of Google. On October 9, 2006, Google purchased YouTube for the US $ 1.65 billion with a YouTube agreement having to settle the lawsuit it was facing. This lawsuit was finalized with the end www.utube.com changing its name to www.utubeonline.com.
YouTube was officially acquired by Google on November 13, 2006. The requirement to upload videos into the site is that you must have a Google account. By having it, you can upload videos to YouTube. If your video is interesting, more people are watching and your videos will become a trend on YouTube. Until now, YouTube is still the most preferred website for sharing videos. YouTube is used for both private and corporate video sharing. Are you also a fan of YouTube?