We are going to list down 10 interesting facts about YouTube:
1.YouTube was founded by 3 former PayPal employees and YouTube’s first video was featuring one of the co-founders Jawed Karim.
2.We can navigate YouTube in more than 75 languages that cover 95% of the internet population
3.Every Minute more than 100 hours of video is being uploaded to YouTube.
4.’Gangnam Style’ Music Video was so popular, it broke YouTube’s view counter, which had to be upgraded.
5.YouTube star Grumpy Cat earned more money than Oscar-winning Actress Gwyneth Paltrow in 2014.
6.YouTube is the second largest search engine, right after Google. It is bigger than Bing, Yahoo! and Ask combined
7.If we search for ‘Do the Harlem shake’ on YouTube, the page itself will do the Harlem shake for us.
8.The most searched tutorial on YouTube is ‘How to kiss?’
9.Karim said the inspiration for YouTube first came from the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. Karim could not easily find video clips of either event online, which led to the idea of a video sharing site.
10.In March 2010, YouTube began free streaming of certain content, including 60 cricket matches of the Indian Premier League. According to YouTube, this was the first worldwide free online broadcast of a major sporting event.