Interesting Facts about YouTube
Here are the few facts you may never know about YouTube.
1) YouTube was started as a Dating Site. The domain name YouTube.com was registered on Valentine’s Day in 2005.
2) Universal Tube & Rollform Equipment Corporation (Utube.com) a company that provides equipment has changed the domain name from utube.com to utubeonline.com due to customers confused between Utube.com and youtube.com
3) The woman,Susan Wojcicki, who rented her garage to Larry Page and Sergey Brin in 1998 when they were creating Google later is now CEO of YouTube.com.
4) A study says, it would take more than 1700 years to watch all the videos uploaded on Youtube.
5) Every minute, more than 100 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube.
6) If you search for “Do the Harlem shake” on YouTube, the page itself will do the Harlem shake for you. Click here to see the view: Do the Harlem shake
Oldest video uploaded on YouTube
The oldest video of cats on YouTube dates from 1894.
8)Most Popular Video on Youtube
Music video ‘Gangnam Style’ was so popular, it broke YouTube’s view counter, which had to be upgraded.
9)Most disliked video on YouTube
The most disliked video on YouTube is Justin Bieber’s “Baby,” with over 6,500,000 dislikes.
10)The First Ever YouTube Video:
The first video on YouTube was uploaded by co-founder of YouTube Jawed Karim. It was Shot by Yakov Lapitsky at the San Diego Zoo. It was uploaded on April 23, 2005. The title of this video is “Me at the Zoo”
11)First video to cross One Million Views
Brazilian footballer Ronaldinho’s ‘Touch of Gold’ Nike advert became the first YouTube video to receive a million views. This video was uploaded on Aug 2, 2006.