Marketeros, today I leave you The Evolution of YouTube …
Some curious facts about UAE Email ListsYouTube in these 13 years:
The first YouTube video was titled “Me at the Zoo” and shows co-founder Jawed Karim at the San Diego Zoo. The video was uploaded on April 23, 2005.
The first video to reach a million views was to Nike Inc. NKE 0.23% announcement with Ronaldinho in November 2005.
In July 2006, the company announced that more than 65,000 new videos were being uploaded each day, and that the site was receiving 100 million video views per day.
In June 2007, YouTube launched its mobile version.
In July 2009, YouTube allowed the upload of 3D videos.
In July 2010, the mobile version of the site was optimized for the touch screen interface.
In October 2010, Hurley resigned as executive director, handing over the reins to Salar Kamangar.
In December 2011, YouTube renewed the site’s interface, with the video channels shown in a central column on the main page. At the same time, a new version of the YouTube logo was launched with a darker shade of red.
In 2014, YouTube said that 300 hours of new videos were uploaded to the site every minute. In January 2015, YouTube began supporting 360 ° videos.
In February 2015, YouTube launched a secondary mobile application known as YouTube Kids.
In January 2016, YouTube expanded its headquarters in San Bruno at a cost of more than $ 200 million.
In December 2016, Alexa ranked YouTube as the second most popular site.
Slowly it becomes YouTube’s most watched video with more than 5 billion views.
2018 YouTube releases design and changes the video positioning algorithm.
The YouTube Story
YouTube was founded by Chad Hurley, Steve Chen and Jawed Karim in February 2005 in San Bruno, California. They all met when they worked at PayPal, Hurley and Karim as engineers and Chen as a designer.
According to Hurley and Chen, the idea of YouTube emerged from the difficulties they experienced when trying to share videos taken during a party in San Francisco. This story has been considered a very simplified version, and Chen has acknowledged that this idea may have been promoted by the simple story to the market. Karim has stated that the party never happened, and that the idea of sharing videos in The Internet was his, and his colleagues said that the party did happen, and that Karim’s original idea was to create a dating page, where people could be rated on the basis of their videos.