The domain name “YouTube.com” was activated on February 14, 2005. The first YouTube video was uploaded on 23 April 2005. Me at the Zoo shows co-founder Jawed Karim at the San Diego Zoo. On October 9, 2006, it was announced that YouTube would be purchased by Google for US$1.65 billion . The first adverts were rolled out in August 2007. 6 out of 10 people prefer online video platforms to live TV. By 2025, half of viewers under 32 will not subscribe to a pay-TV service. In an average month, 8 out of 10 18-49 year-olds watch YouTube . In 2015, 18-49 year-olds spent 4% less time watching TV while time on YouTube went up 74% . On mobile alone, YouTube reaches more 18-49 year-olds than any broadcast or CABLE TV network . You can navigate YouTube in a total of 76 different languages (covering 95% of the Internet population)
PewDiePie, real name Felix Kjellberg, is the highest earning YouTube star. He has over 43 million subscribers, and last year earned $12 million before tax in 2015.
Here are 10 of some of the most successful people on youtube!
Shay Carl: http://www.youtube.com/user/shaytards
Roman Atwood: http://www.youtube.com/user/RomanAtwood
Rooster Teeth: http://www.youtube.com/user/RoosterTeeth
Michelle Phan: http://www.youtube.com/user/MichellePhan
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