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Top 10 Facts About Youtube

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Youtube is the World’s second most visited and Popular Website. It is the world’s number one Video Sharing Platform. An average Youtube user spends more than 30 Minutes every day on that site. There are lots of interesting facts about Youtube to be learned. How much do you know about Youtube? Do you know which is the most watched video on youtube? Do you know the name of the founders of Youtube? Do you know what is the first video uploaded to Youtube? So let’s talk about it.

Top 10 Facts About Youtube:

Please read all the facts and let us know that which facts you already know and which one you didn’t know about Youtube in the comments down below.

1. The First Ever Video Uploaded On Youtube:

Me at the Zoo

So, the first video that uploaded on Youtube is Me at the zoo. This video was recorded by Yakov Lapitskey at the San Diego Zoo it shows that co founder of Youtube, Jawed Karim in front of a elephant. Now at the time o writing the post this video has crossed 48,078,158 views and 1,052,232 likes since the time of upload which is April 23, 2005.

2. You Can Play Snake When Buffering:

When you watching a Youtube Video, but it started buffering. I know it’s too much irritating. But you can have some fun to do at that time. Just press an arrow key to start a game of snake. Believe me it’s so fun and so cool.

3. PayPal’s Role In The Creation Of Youtube:

top 10 facts about youtube

The name of the founders of Youtube are Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim. They have created Youtube in 2005. The three founders knew each other from working together at another Internet company, PayPal. In fact, Hurley designed the PayPal logo after reading a Wired article about the online payment company and e-mailing the startup in search of a job. YouTube was initially funded by bonuses received following the eBay buy-out of PayPal. So, you can say if there was no PayPal, there would be no YouTube.

4. The Most Viewed And Liked Youtube Videos:

So, if we  talk about the most viewed and most liked Youtube Videos, then the same video comes in the Number one. Despacito which was uploaded in January 12, 2017 by Luis Fonsi featuring Daddy Yankee has reached 5.05 Billion views and 27.35 millions times at the time.


You can also check out the YouTube Charts at any time to see continually updated info about what’s popular.

5. YouTube Was Started As A Dating Site:

tune to hook up facts about youtube

At the time of starting Youtube, they didn’t come up with the YouTube concept straight away. Legend has it that YouTube began life as a video dating site dubbed “Tune In Hook Up,” said to be influenced by HotorNot. Then they ultimately decided not to go that route.  The first was Karim’s inability to find footage online of Janet Jackson’s “wardrobe malfunction,” and the second when Hurley and Chen were unable to share video footage of a dinner party due to e-mail attachment limitations.

6. YouTube Upset UTube:

When YouTube first registered the domain in 2005, an Ohio-based company called Universal Tube and Rollform Equipment got quite upset. They got lots of confused visitors to their domain and tried to sue YouTube. Eventually they moved on to

7. Most-Watched Non-Music Video On Youtube:

Charlie bit my finger – again!

The most watched Non-Music Video on Youtube is Charlie bit my finger – again. In this video,, these two adorable brothers have earned millions of dollars for that little moment. And they’re not even out of school yet!

8. 500 Hours Of Video Uploaded On Youtube Per Minute:

YouTube’s statistics claim that more than 500 hours of video uploaded on Youtube per minute. And that’s a huge number. So, per day 12000 hours of video uploaded on Youtube.

9. One-Third Of The Internet Users Of The World On YouTube:

At over one billion users, YouTube has over a third of the entire population of the Internet as users. According to InternetWorldStats the Total number of Internet Users in December 31, 2017 was 4.1 billion. Whereas number of Youtube Users are 1.3 billion.

10. Half Of The Youtube Viewers Are Mobile User:

Most of YouTube’s viewers are actually on a smartphone or tablet or mobile. Actually the number is more than half. So if are a Youtuber then keep in mind instead of adding annotations to your videos, use the cards. So, that Mobile useres also can see it.


At last guys it’s the Top 10 Facts about Youtube according to me. Please let us know which facts you know and which you don’t know.

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