1. YouTube (Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, Jawed Karim) All three founders of YouTube (Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, Jawed Karim) worked on Paypal, when you started your project. 19 More after the break…
2. YouTube domain was registered at St Day. Valentine’s (February 14, 2005).
3.70% of registered YouTube users from the U.S., 50% of YouTube users under 20 years of age.
4. If YouTube was a Hollywood movie company, it would have enough material to produce 60 000 new movies every week.
5. To produce as many videos as it was uploaded to YouTube over the past 2 months, broadcasters NBC, ABC, CBS would have to work around the clock seven days a week since 1948.
6. The total volume of traffic on YouTube about the same as used all over the Internet in 2000.
7. Need more than 1000 years to see all the videos on Youtube (but by that time videos uploaded to YouTube, there will be more per billion).
8. YouTube. The most popular category for video uploading – it’s “Music”, it contains about 20% of all videos YouTube.
9. The United States has charged more than anyone else on YouTube video, followed by Great Britain. U.S. users also watch most of the video, followed by hits – Japan.
10. The first-ever video posted on YouTube, it’s “I’m in a zoo”, downloaded Apr. 23, 2005 one of the founders of YouTube, Javed Karim.
11. Daily number of video views on YouTube is more than 2 billion.
12. Google bought YouTube in 2006 for 1.65 billion dollars.
13. The first video that opened the Russian version of YouTube in 2007 to the year, became Peter Nalitch clip for the song “Guitar”.
14. March 13, 2007 Company «Viacom» filed a lawsuit against Google, accusing the service of YouTube massive copyright infringement and demanding transfer her personal details of all service users. Federal Judge of the Southern District of New York granted the plaintiff’s demands, contrary to U.S. federal law.
15. Many users whose videos become popular on YouTube, later became the stars and beyond the Internet. YouTube. For example, a boy superstar of Canada Justin Bieber received an expensive contract with a record label for its recordings, which his mother laid out on YouTube.
16. “Easter Egg” on YouTube: if during the download video push the button up, down, left or right (choice: tighten up and left), then turn on the game “Snake”.
17. According to the statistics for November 2010, at the moment on YouTube loaded 35 hours of video, and a day – 50,400 hours.
18. Video, marked as deleted are not necessarily physically deleted. With the help of special applications such as Deleted YouTube Video Viewer, these files can be viewed.
19. In March 2009, the Chinese government blocked access to YouTube after it appeared on videotape being beaten by Chinese soldiers of Tibetan monks and other Tibetans.
20.YouTube. According to Wikipedia, 15 February 2005 – the official beginning of the history of YouTube.