Company YouTube is a website that allows its users to upload videos
for free, watch them live (instead of downloading), share, comment, and more. he site’s content varies between Movie clips, TV clips, music, as well as video produced by amateurs, among others.. In October 2006, Google announced an agreement to purchase the site for $1.65 billion, equivalent to 1.31 billion euros. The site is a Web 2.0 site.
YouTube is an American online video-sharing platform based in San Bruno, California. The service, which was created in February 2005 by three former PayPal employees
– Chad Hurley, Steve Chen and Jude Karim – was bought by
Google in November 2006 for $1.65 billion and now operates as a subsidiary of the company. YouTube is the second most visited website in the world after Google search, according to Alexa’s online rankings.
YouTube allows users to upload, view, rate, share, add to playlists,
report and comment on videos, and subscribe with other users. Available content includes videos, TV show clips, music videos, short films, documentaries, audio recordings, movie clips,
live broadcasts, vlogs, short original videos, and educational videos. Unregistered users can view videos on the site, but cannot upload them, while registered users can upload
an unlimited number of videos and add comments. Age-restricted videos are only available to registered users who confirm that they are at least 18 years old.
As of May 2019, there were more than 500 hours of content uploaded
to YouTube every minute and a billion hours of content watched on also YouTube every day. YouTube and
select creators earn advertising revenue from Google AdSense, a program that targets ads based on site content and audience. The vast majority of videos are free to watch, but there are exceptions, including paid subscription-based channels, movie rentals, as well as YouTube Music and YouTube Premium, subscription services that respectively offer premium, ad-free, ad-free music streaming and access to all Content, including exclusive content commissioned by eminent personalities.
YouTube has faced criticism over aspects of its operations, including
its handling of copyrighted content contained in uploaded videos, its recommendation algorithms that
support videos that promote conspiracy theories and falsehoods, the hosting of videos ostensibly targeting children but containing violent or sexually suggestive content. That includes famous personalities, videos of minors attracting child-loving activities in comment sections, and choppy policies about what types of content are eligible for ad monetization.
The American “Time” magazine chose YouTube on the Internet as an
important figure in 2006 for its role in giving its visitors also the opportunity to produce the materials they display on the site.
Company YouTube History and Evolution
YouTube founders Chad Hurley, Steve Chen and Jawed also Karim were former PayPal employees. Prior to that, Chad Hurley studied design at Indiana also University in Pennsylvania, while Steve Chen and Jawed Karim studied computer science at the University of Illinois. The site opened as a trial in May 2005, and officially opened six months later.
Founding and Initial Growth (2005-2006)
Hurley studied design at Indiana University of also Pennsylvania, and Chen and Karim studied computer science together at the University of Illinois at also Urbana-Champaign.
Karim said the inspiration for YouTube first came from Janet Jackson’s controversial 2004 incident when she exposed her breasts while performing with
Justin Timberlake at the Super Bowl halftime show, and later from the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. Karim couldn’t easily find The site included videos of either event online, which led to the idea of creating a video-sharing site. They created posts on Craigslist asking attractive women to upload videos of themselves to for a $100 reward. The difficulty in finding enough dating videos led to a change of plans, as the site’s founders decided to accept uploading any type of videos.
Company According to a frequently reported story in the media, Hurley and
Chen developed the idea for during the early
months of 2005, after they had difficulty sharing videos filmed at a dinner party at Chen’s apartment in San Francisco.
started as a venture capital-funded technology startup,
primarily from an investment of $11.5 million by Sequoia Capital and an investment of $8 million by Artis Capital Management between November 2005 and April 2006. also The first video titled “I’m at the Zoo” features co-founder Jawad Karim at the San Diego Zoo. offered the public a beta test of the site in May 2005. The first also video to reach 1 million views was also the Nike ad in which Ronaldinho appeared in November 2005
At the time of the official launch, did also not have much fame in the market. It wasn’t the first online video-sharing site, as Vimeo launched in November 2004,
although this site remained a side project of its developers from the “Humour College” at the time and
didn’t grow much either. In the week that also launched, NBC International, Saturday Night Live, aired a skit called “Lazy Sundays” by The Lonely Island. Besides helping boost ratings and long-term viewing of Saturday Night Live, putting “Lazy Sunday” as a viral video has helped establish as an important website. Choosing the name www..com led also to problems for a similar website called www.utube.com. She has since changed her website name to www.utubeonline.com.
Company YouTube The first video on Company
Company The video that Jawd uploaded entitled (I’m at the Zoo) was the first video also file uploaded to on April 23, 2005, and has a length of 18 seconds. (I’m in the Zoo)
Google Acquisition (2006-2013)
On October 9, 2006, Google announced that it had acquired for $1.65 billion in Google stock. The acquisition of Google launched a fresh new interest in video-sharing sites; AIC, which now owns Vimeo after acquiring the College of Humor, used its assets to develop a competitor site to , with a focus on supporting the creator to differentiate themselves from .
In March 2010, began free streaming of certain content, including 60 cricket matches of the Indian Premier League. On March 31, 2010, launched a new design, with the goal of simplifying the interface and increasing the time users spend on the site. his increased to three billion in May 2011 and four billion in January 2012. In February 2017, one billion hours of were watched daily.
According to data published by market research firm ComScore, is the dominant provider of online video in the United States, with a market share of about 43% and over 14 billion video views in May 2010.
Company In October 2010, Hurley announced that he would be stepping down
as president CEO of to take on an advisory role, and that Salar Kamanjar will take over as the company’s president. In April 2011, James Zirn, a software engineer for , revealed that
30% of videos account for 99% of views on the site.The Daily Telegraph claimed in 2008 that in 2007, consumed the same bandwidth as the entire Internet in 2000. According to third-party web analytics providers Alexa and Smilarweb, is the second most visited website in the world, as of December 2016; Smileweb also lists as the world’s best TV and video site, attracting more than 15 billion visitors per month. In October 2006, moved to a new office in San Bruno, California.
In December 2011, launched a new version of the site’s interface, with video channels displayed in a central on the home page, similar to the news channels
of social networking sites. At the same time, a new version of the YouTube logo was introduced with a darker shade of red, the first design change since October 2006.
In early March 2013, YouTube ended the move of all channels to the “single channel layout” selection, which removed Many customization options and custom background
images for consistency, split channel info into different tabs (Home/Feed, Video Playlists, Discussion) instead of one unified page.
Company YouTube New Revenue Streams (2013 – Ongoing)
May 2013, YouTube launched a beta program for content providers to offer premium subscription-based channels within the platform. In February 2014, Susan Wojcicki was appointed CEO of YouTube. In November 2014, YouTube announced a subscription service known as
Music Key, which combined an ad-free stream of YouTube music content with the existing Google Play Music service.
February 2015, YouTube released a secondary mobile app known as YouTube Kids. The app is designed to provide an enhanced experience for children. It features a simplified user interface, curated selection of channels that offer age-appropriate content, and parental control features. Later on August 26, 2015, YouTube launched “Gaymen Video Game” – a vertically oriented video game and video streaming and streaming app, intended to compete with Amazon-owned Twitch.
In October 2015, YouTube announced YouTube Red, a new premium service
that would provide ad-free access to all content on the platform (a successor to Key Music
released the previous year), premium original series, and movies produced by YouTube characters, as well as playing content in the background on mobile devices. YouTube also released YouTube Music, a third app geared towards streaming and discovering music content hosted on the YouTube platform.
In January 2016, YouTube expanded its San Bruno headquarters by purchasing an office complex for $215 million. The complex has an area of 51,468 square meters (554,000 square feet) and can accommodate up to 2,800 employees. On August 29, 2017, YouTube officially launched a “polymer” redesign of its user interfaces based on Material Design as the default language, as well as a redesigned logo created around the service’s Play button logo.
April 3, 2018, a shooting took place at YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, California.
May 17, 2018, YouTube announced the rebranding of YouTube Red to YouTube Premium (with a major expansion of the service in Canada and 13 European markets), as well as the upcoming launch of a separate YouTube Music subscription.
Company YouTube In September 2018, YouTube began phasing out the separate YouTube Kemen Games website and app and introduced a new gaming portal within the main service. YouTube employees
argued that the separate platform was causing confusion and that the integration would allow improved features of the service (including game-based portals, the ability to discover game-related videos, and live broadcasts) to reach a wider audience through the main YouTube site.
browser. As of August 2020, Classic Studio is no longer available.
During the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic, when most of the world
was subject to stay-at-home orders, the use of services like YouTube grew exponentially. In response to European Union officials who demanded that these services reduce bandwidth to ensure that medical entities
have enough bandwidth to share information, YouTube and Netflix have stated that they will reduce broadcast quality for at least thirty days to reduce bandwidth usage of their services by 25% to comply with the union’s request. European. YouTube later announced that they would continue this move worldwide, “We continue to work closely with governments
and network operators around the world to do our part to reduce pressure on the system during this unprecedented situation.”
YouTube, YouTube is the third most popular site in the world today, after Facebook and Google. In July 2006, the site’s officials stated that the number of movies viewed by all visitors reached 100 million per day.
January 2008 alone, about 79 million users watched more than 3 billion movies. August 2006, The Wall Street Journal reported that the site hosted 6.1 million films, with a capacity of 600 terabytes. 2007, the site consumed as much traffic as the world did for all websites in 2000.
YouTube Social Impact
After the launch of YouTube, it has become easier to post movies
for users around the world to watch, and many hobbyists such as comedians, politicians and musicians are constantly posting videos, such as Pat Condell.
YouTube Baby shark is the most watched song on YouTube, with 8.9 billion views in July 2021. The most popular clip in the world is Despacito. The number of views has exceeded 7 billion. The song is a duet joint by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee. Several versions of the widely accepted song were also made. But it remained in fifth place in the world.
YouTube uses Adobe Flash technology to display movies. Watching movies requires downloading the program that runs Flash, although the company states that the program
is currently present on about 90% of computers in the world that are used to browse the Internet. YouTube converts the movies sent to it into an FLV or Flash video extension, and the movie cannot be downloaded directly from the site, but external programs or links can be used for that, and FLV files can be played
on the computer through several programs, including GOM Player, Ganache, and VLC Media Player , and others. The site also made available an HTML5 version of the player in the form
of WebM video and FRP audio for browsers that support these technologies.
Files sent to YouTube must be no longer than 15 minutes for new users, but more than that for other users, and no longer than 1 GB (1024 MB). Files with the following extensions can be uploaded: WMV, AVI, MOV, MPEG, MP4 and 3GP. 3GP movies can be uploaded directly from the mobile phone through the mobile site, which is “m.youtube.com”.
Company YouTube Audio
Files uploaded to YouTube contain audio in MP3 format. By default, the audio system is mono, with a rate of 64 kbps, with the sampling reduced to 22,050 Hz.
Company YouTube Movie quality Movie
YouTube dimensions by default are 320 x 240 pixels, and use the Sorenson Spark H.263 codec. The bit rate of the video signal is about 314 kilobits per second, and the frame rate
depends on the file uploaded.
And in 2020, it reached 8k.
Company YouTube Live Broadcasting
YouTube is one of the first to conduct live broadcast expe
riments, including a Liu Two party in 2009, and a question-and-answer session with US President Barack Obama in
February 2010. These experiments relied on technologies from other partners, but in September 2010, it began YouTube is testing its own live streaming architecture