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is a video-sharing website where users can upload videos. It is currently (7/2012) the largest such site, and was founded in 2005 by Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim, who all worked at PayPal before. While it mainly featured movies from regular folks (and some illegal user uploads) at the beginning, but eventually YouTube grabbed enough market share to attract higher quality content over the years. Now, there is something for everyone, and YouTube continues to push for high-quality content, while keeping the support from amateur video-makers. The company was acquired by Google in 2006 for $1.6B.

YouTube adds highlights view option and improved homepage feed

08/03/2012, Google has rolled out a few updates on YouTube, particularly in the homepage feed. Google hopes that these updates will provide an even better viewing experience to its users. The update brings a couple of improvements to YouTube’s video thumbnails....

YouTube clocks up 4 billion hours of video watched each month?

08/01/2012, Just how popular is YouTube? Well, lets just say that it is so popular, that over four billion hours of video are watched each month. If you want to convert that to something else that we can relate to, we are talking about 456,000 years of videos and...

Google updates Nexus Q, YouTube, and Play Movies & TV App

07/25/2012, Google is rolling out a string of updates today, particularly for its Nexus Q, YouTube app, and Play Movies & TV apps. So what’s exactly new with the Nexus Q app? Version 1.0.8.406084 now supports earlier system versions of Android as well as...

YouTube to make users use real names? (updated)

07/23/2012, After last week’s introduction of its face blurring tool on YouTube, Google has pulled off a pretty surprising move today. According to reports online, when users comment on YouTube now, they’ll be asked to start using their full name on...

YouTube face blurring tool introduced

07/18/2012, Have you ever had an experience which was recorded on video and shown to all and sundry to see your moment of idiocy? If you have answered in the affirmative, then you would have wished that Google had rolled out a new face blurring tool for YouTube far...

Youtube to launch premium channels in France

07/09/2012, Youtube has decided to partner with several French content producers to bring premium content to the French public according to French newspaper Le Figaro.The premium content is expected to launch in October and Google is currently in the final stages of...

Google Video content moving to YouTube

07/04/2012, A few years ago, Google launched its own online video sharing service to compete with YouTube – Google Video. Well we all know how that turned out – Google decided to take over YouTube instead. It’s been a long time since we’ve...

YouTube for PS Vita now available

06/26/2012, It was at the end of last month when we brought you word that YouTube, the world’s most popular video sharing website, will finally make its way to Sony’s latest iteration on what they think is the future of handheld gaming – the PS...

Google to prevent music ripping sites from YouTube

06/19/2012, Google owns YouTube – and the Internet search giant is not too happy with the number of folks ripping off music in MP3 formats directly from YouTube videos, and they are about to do something about the situation. In fact, Google has plans to begin...

Throw your own YouTube party in Google+ Hangouts

06/15/2012, Want to throw a party? You might as well do so with a YouTube party that will happen in Google+ Hangouts, now how about that? You and your mates no longer need to be there physically in one room, where a round of drinks will open everyone up and drop...