My Invention

What YouTube is all about

YouTube is about music and funny silly videos and embarrassing moments. You can upload and post any types of videos that you want to post. It can be used fro business things too. You can share knowledge, market your products and connect with customers. People also advertise things on YouTube so people can know and be aware about their business and products.


1. YouTube is used on TV's

2. 400 hours of videos are uploaded every minute

3. YouTube was founded by Chad Hurley, Steven Chen, and Jawed Karim

4. Founded on Febuary 14, 2005

5. In October 2006, Google bought YouTube for $1.65 billion in stocks

6. Just 18 months after YouTube’s creation. Karim received $66 million in Google stock, Chen received $310 million, and Hurley received $334 million.

6. Acquisition date: November 13, 2006

7. There are over 7,000 hours of full-length movies and shows on YouTube and is still growing.

8. More than 1 billion unique users visit YouTube each month.

9. YouTube has signed over 10,000 advertising partners to date.

10. Only 30% of YouTube's traffic comes from USA. Other countries contribute 70% of the traffic.

11. YouTube has more HD content than any other online

video site.

12. It is said that it will take 1,700 years to watch all the video content on YouTube.

13. YouTube is localized in 56 countries and available in 61 different languages.

14. One-third of the world is on YouTube

15. 80% of views from outside the US

16. YouTube was originally a dating site

17. YouTube has been around for 12 years

Made By: Larissa Deynes