The first video on Youtube to smash through the 1 billion barrier was PSY’s global megahit, Gangnam Style.
There are approximately 7 billion videos on the YouTube in total. It would take around 30 trillion minutes or 58000 years to watch all of them.
The YouTube.com domain was bought on Valentine’s Day, 2005. The first video was posted by co-founder Jawed Karim.
YouTube is the second largest Search Engine in the world. It processes more queries than Bing and Yahoo combined.
In 2007, British Prime Minister Tony Blair became the first world leader to launch his own YouTube channel.
Every minute 24 hours of video is uploaded to YouTube. More video content is uploaded to YouTube in a 60-day period than the U.S. television networks created in 60 years.
Google acquired YouTube for $1.65 billion in October 2006. Which was a lot of money at the time.
The most watchable video on YouTube is Luis Fonsi’s hit, Despacito. It has more than 6.4 billion views.
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