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It has over 2 billion monthly users who watch hundreds of hundreds of millions of hours of content every single day. The company rose like a rocket ship after its founding in 2005, and was bought by Google scarcely a year later. Under Google, YouTube went from being a repository of amateur video to a powerhouse of original content.
Jawed Karim, Chad Hurley and Steve Chen, who founded YouTube, uploaded the first-ever video to their new video-sharing website on 23 April 2005.
Me at the zoo shows Jawed on a trip to the San Diego Zoo in California. The clip has had 90 million views but, we’ll be honest, not a lot happens.
YouTube wasn’t officially launched until December 2005 – by which time its videos were being watched eight million times a day.
Now, 15 years after YouTube was launched, it ranks as the second most popular website on the internet, after Google.
Over the years YouTube has faced some controversies and criticisms – but it has become a huge part of our culture.