YouTube is an American video-sharing website which headquartered located in San Bruno n California. The Three previous PayPal employees, Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim founded the service in February in 2005. Later, Google purchased the site in November in 2006 for US1.65 billion dollars.
YouTube now manages as one of Google’s subsidiaries. YouTube permits users to upload, view, share, add to playlists, report, comment on videos, and subscribe to other users. It allows a wide variety of user-generated and corporate media videos.
Available content includes various video clips, different kinds of TV show clips, various music videos, many short and documentary films, audio recordings, movie trailers, live streams, and many others content such as video blog, short unique videos, and educative videos.
Now YouTube is a fabulous website that nevermore deceives to entertain, inform, and guide us in various ways about all things new and indeed old. It’s simply the most successful video-sharing website and apparently the popular website of the modern generation.
However, the question is how many of the viewers or people know the names of its ancestors or how many billions of hours people from throughout the world spend watching videos on YouTube every month? Now we are showing you the Most 20 Youtube Interesting Facts You May Not Know. hope you will be enjoyed so much.
Here Are Most 20 Youtube Interesting Facts
1. “Mad” Uploading frequency
Do you know how many videos are uploaded in the site every minute? Approximately one hundred hours or more of video are uploaded to YouTube every single minute. In other words, that means that more and more videos are uploaded to YouTube in 2 months than the 3 main US networks formed in 60 years.
2. And the first words ever were . . .
The first words announced on YouTube were “All right, so here we are in front of the elephants” when Karim was trying to “charm” the camera. It is really interesting as well as incredible that we may not try to know it before.
3. Apparently, men enjoy YouTube more than women
Everywhere in society or in the nation or internationally, people may want to know ratio about anything such as religions, male and female, or younger and adults, etc. Like that the ratio about YouTube authority announces about the viewers of YouTube. You may strange that the male viewers are approximately 56 percent where only 44 percent female. It is predicted that by 2020 male viewership will be approximately 60 percent.
4. Disastrous spelling and lots of hate can be found in the comments of many YouTube videos
The Time magazine reported many of the comments left on YouTube as grammatically offensive, odious, fierce, and resentful. More especially, the popular Mag published that “Some comments on YouTube make you mourn for the future of humanity just for the spelling alone, never mind the vulgarity and the naked contempt”.
5. Google owns YouTube, in case you didn’t know
You may not know that Google bought YouTube for $1.65 billion in stocks in October 2006, only 18 months after YouTube’s launched. Karim accepted $66 million in Google funds, Chen accepted $310 million, and Hurley accepted $334 million. Not bad for three guys who had lost their positions a couple of years before.
6. However, some claim that the real reason was . .
The notorious garments failure of Janet Jackson with Justin Timberlake at Super Bowl XXXVII. Jawed Karim, a founder of youtube, was not capable to find the footage of the disturbance and so the incident was when he determined to give birth to YouTube.
7. More than a billion unique users every month
Do you know how many new users are joined every month with the Site? You may be amazed to know that more than a billion unique users joined every month mainly for enjoyment and pleasure. In other words, more than fifteen percent of the world visits YouTube on a monthly base.
8. Most Viewed Viral Video of All Time
Look at the picture. It is not just a picture. It is just a screenshot of most viewed video all of the time in the history of YouTube. If we dismiss acknowledged music videos, the most viewed viral video of all time is the classic “Charlie bit my finger, again”, which has exceeded more than eight hundred million views.
9. Music rules on YouTube
YouTube is big sources of unique as well as covers Music. And the music channel is the most popular among all kinds of Channel. The “Music” is one of the most favorite YouTube channels which has various subscribed which more than 90 million subscribers.
10. Oppa Gangnam Style
You probably not know that Psy’s “Gangnam Style” is the most watched YouTube video ever in the history of YouTube Website. The Video has viewed approximately 2.2 billion views and counting.
11. The first-ever YouTube video upload was shot in a zoo
The first video uploaded to YouTube which was titled “Me at the zoo”, made its debut on April 23 in 2005. The nineteen-second video was shot by Yakov Lapitsky and shows YouTube co-founder Jawed Karim at the San Diego Zoo. The video has more than 18 million views.
12. The most disliked video ever
It is a picture of Rebecca Black’s Video which was regarded as the most disliked video in the history of YouTube. Rebecca Black’s “Friday” holds a not so flattering record. It is calculated that her YouTube debut may be the most “disliked” video. The video received more than 3.1 million dislikes before the music video was finally discharged. The thought of how many dislikes it could get if it wasn’t deleted is really scary.
13. The Reason YouTube was born
The thought first came to its founders at a dinner gathering at Steve Chen’s place in San Francisco when due to some email attachment failure they were not capable to share the videos of the gathering that night.
14. Three former PayPal employees gave birth to YouTube
The most famous Website ‘YouTube’ was established by Chad Hurley, Steven Chen, and Jawed Karim. They were previous employees of PayPal, an online dealing website. They registered the domain name in February in 2005 and the site was formally launched on December in 2005.
15. Twitter’s biggest fan of YouTube
It is really amazing and there’s no alternative way to demonstrate the fact that about seven hundred tweets per minute receive a YouTube link.
16. You can watch movies and the whole TV series on YouTube
It is a surprising incident that numerous viewers who use the website to listen to music and watch music videos, pranks, and small viral videos neglect the fact that there are over seven thousand hours of full-length films, documentaries and TV shows on YouTube as well.
17. YouTube = BIG BUSINESS
By 2012 YouTube had engaged over ten thousand advertisement partners, including titans of the entertainment enterprise such as Disney, Univision, Channel 4, and Channel 5 among many others. Most of those partners are making six figures a year.
18. YouTube is a worldwide superstar
YouTube can be found in sixty-one nations and across sixty-one languages, while almost 75 percent of its users live outside the United States. Now that’s the kind of global prosperity even The Beatles would be jealous of.
19. YouTube v. Unemployment
YouTube is a big platform for earning money and livelihood. It is not just an entertaining Website. It is a site of earning money also. More than one million producers from over thirty countries are earning money from their YouTube videos and content, while almost half of them are gaining a living from that.
20. YouTube’s founders were using Craigslist to promote their site
In its initial days, YouTube’s ancestors used Craigslist to try to generalize the site by offering $100 to good-looking girls who would post ten or more videos of themselves. Accidentally, they didn’t get any response.