YouTube

Video Broadcasting Website/App

Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, & Jawed Karium

FOUNDATION & HISTORY

2005: Created

2006: Summer; fastest growing site

Oct. 2006: Purchased by Google

2007: First annual YouTube awards

2008: Full-length entertainment videos accepted

Oct. 2012: First live stream on YouTube

STATS

2012: 60 Hours of video uploaded/min

March 21, 2013: users each month hit 1 billion

1 Billion use YouTube

81.9% are teens 14-17

Gangnam Style - First 1 billion views

GUIDELINES

No inappropriate content

COMMUNICATING NEWS?

News Channels' personal channel

Top 5 Channels

1. PewDiePie - 43 Million

2. HolaSoygerman - 27 Million

3. Smosh - 22 Million

4. JustinBiebervevo - 20 Million

5. OneDirectionvevo - 19.5 Million