About YouTube

YouTube is the 3rd most used website right now. Did you know that YouTube gets 2 billion hits per day. That’s more hits than the top 3 US TV stations combined. 24 hours of video is being uploaded every single minute. And it serves 1 billion videos per day. That’s at least 11,574 views per second, 694,444 views per minute, and 41,666,667 views per hour.

Although YouTube’s official birthday is on February 14, 2005, the first video was actually uploaded to the site on April 23, 2005. It’s only 19 seconds long and that guy is one of the founders of YouTube. Here is that video.

By July 2006, more than 65,000 videos were uploaded to the site every day. In October same year the site was bought by Google for 1.65 billion.

Top 3 videos on YouTube
1. Lady Gaga - Bad Romance

2. Charlie bit my finger - again! -191,105,296 views

3. Evolution of Dance -143,641,234 views