- Google bought YouTube platform for $ 165 million
- Over 1 billion hours of video are watched daily on YouTube
Apr 24, 2020, 06:19 PM IST
new Delhi. During the lockdown, people are spending most of their time either watching videos on the OTT platform on YouTube. But do you know when and who uploaded the first video on YouTube. The matter is dated 23 April 2005 i.e. about 15 years old. On the same day, the first video was uploaded on YouTube to YouTube founder Javed Karim. It was given the title 'Me at the Ju'. At that time it was the only YouTube channel. This video has been viewed more than 9 million times so far. Karim uploaded an 18-second video in which he is seen in Xu and two elephants are seen behind him. Karim is seen speaking about elephants in the video, during which he neither asked to subscribe the video nor to share and like it.
This video was first uploaded to YouTube
A year later, Di Karim and his friends sold the YouTube platform to Google for $ 165 million. If we look at the current data, currently more than 200 billion logged-in users visit this platform every month. Everyday people watch over a billion hours of video and generate billions of views. According to information provided on YouTube's official websites, 70 percent of YouTube watchtime comes via mobile devices. The company has launched its local version for more than 100 countries, or is available in about 80 languages.