Presently YouTube has become a sensation for people. People of every group became dependent on this Magical and entertaining world. I would say it world because it keep peoples day to day activities, feeling and emotions under its control. Humankind of all age groups depends on this site and feeling relaxed in their busy schedule by watching this magical World You Tube. You can also find the house pet enjoying or dancing on YouTube songs.
Today I thought to share few information about this Magical world. Because it keeps our care so we should also know at least a few information about this. It has become the source of life, Source of entertainment, source of education, Source of earning, source of information, and various uncounted things.
I mention uncounted here because whatever I will say that will just like a few drop of an ocean. Which has an endless quality, endless features and a vast reach. So it’s also our responsibilities to share or to inform other users about this magical teacher, magical mentor i.e none other than You tube. Today in this video I will share information about its Founding, Growth, Creators, Internationalization and various other information.
YouTube was created by a team of three person named Chad Hurley, Steve Chen and Jawed Karim. They were working in Pay Pal. They made You Tube as a Video Sharing website where users could upload their videos, share their ideas and view the informative contents. The Domain Name “Youtube.com” was activated on 14 Feb 2005. Its Initial headquarter was in San Mateo, Calefornia.
YouTube: Creators and Growth
After opening a limited Beta service in May 2005, this site had attracted some 30,000 visitors per day. And this was the beginning of a story of a magical world “YouTube”. From there, day by day it has progressed and covered various milestones and its today’s position is in front of us. 6 month after launching it has over two million viewers and it became the world’s fastest-growing site on the World Wide Web.
In 2006 YouTube entered into a marketing and advertising partnership with NBC. Every coin has two sides like that with these features and rapid success it also faced various problems which eventually led to outsourcing to Google who recently had just failed in their own video platform. The huge growth in traffic at YouTube created a big and different problems. Due to this company was continuously investing in their infrastructure like purchasing more computer equipment and more broadband connections for internet facilities.
In addition, it was forced to assign more financial resources for potential litigation, as many media houses blamed that that some of the videos uploaded on YouTube contained copyrighted material. Which creates a problem for You Tube as they had a limited resources, In November 2006, Google was prompted to purchase YouTube for $1.65 billion. After purchasing this site, instead of merging this sites, Google continued YouTube’s operation as before.
To avoid the risk of copyright problems, Google negotiated with various entertainment companies that would allow copyrighted video material to appear on YouTube and give YouTube users the right to include certain copyrighted songs in their videos. It also agreed to remove tens of thousands of copyrighted video files from YouTube.
In spite of few ups and downs In 2005 You Tube has featured Video HTML embedding, Top Videos Page, 5 Star Rating system, Playlist, Full Screen View, Subscription, Personalized Profile. In 2006, it has featured Video responses, cell phone uploading, viewing history. In 2007, it featured Local language versions, in 2008- Video analytics tool, in 2010- Thumbs” rating system and like this it developed various features and covered various milestone.
You Tube : Internationalization
On June 19, 2007, Google CEO Eric was in Paris to launch the new localization system. The boundary of the website is available with localized versions in 89 countries, one territory (Hong Kong) and a worldwide version. This was the beginning of its globalization and presently it has spread its wings throughout the world.
During its journey with covering various milestones it has also acclaimed and various good reviews and earned various prestigious awards.
⦁ It was ranked the fifth-most-popular website on Alexa.
⦁ YouTube was awarded a 2008 Peabody Award and cited as being “a ‘Speakers’ Corner’ that both embodies and promotes democracy
At last I would mention that In the present scenario YouTube is no longer a simple website for the average internet user, it is now an essential item for people to maintain their daily dose information, and also a means of starting a prosperous career.
We will keep updated such information for you continuously, so stay tuned for more updates. I hope fans will be satisfied with this information.