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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.

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YouTube Highlights Its News-Sharing Ability In 2012 Recap

12/19/2012, Once again, we’re inching closer to the end of the year and YouTube has decided to reflect on its news-sharing ability in 2012. In a blog post, YouTube shared some of its more popular topics this year, one of which took place just under a month ago...

YouTube For Tablets Revamped, Looks Dapper Now

12/10/2012, Remaining complacent is one of the cardinal sins that companies and organizations should learn to avoid. After all, while you remain static, your competitors who are far hungrier than you, would definitely take the opportunity to “overtake” your...

YouTube Flies With Virgin America

12/07/2012, YouTube is now flying with Virgin America. YouTube has struck a deal with the U.S.-based airline on Thursday this week. The deal involves streaming YouTube content from partners to seat-back screens on Virgin America airplanes in the U.S. and Mexico....

Charlie Bit My Finger Hits 500 Million Views

12/07/2012, I don’t know about you, but virtually everyone I know who spends plenty of time with YouTube over the past few years would have watched the “Charlie bit my finger” viral video, and this has certainly added up over the years. In fact,...

YouTube Gets New Look & Improved Guide Feature

12/07/2012, YouTube is getting better. Google is announcing today that it has updated its popular video streaming service. One of the highlights of the update is the improvement of the Guide feature, which now works across devices – be it on your iOS device,...

YouTube Auto-Captions Now Supports 6 European Languages

11/28/2012, YouTube users, especially our beloved readers in France, will be thrilled to find out that Google’s video streaming service is now supporting six European Languages. The news follows after Google updated the service to support Japanese, Spanish, and...

Nintendo Wii YouTube App Arrives In The US

11/16/2012, So you are still rocking to an old school (I guess you can classify this particular console as such now) Nintendo Wii, while the next generation Nintendo Wii U is being prepared for a holiday release? Fret not, there will still be plenty of support...

YouTube to update app for iPhone 5

11/13/2012, If you happen to own one of the spanking new iPhone 5 smartphones, then you would have found the YouTube app to be less useful than before, partly because the app was originally designed for previous generations of the iPhone that carried a 3.5”...

YouTube for Android now lets you stream videos to Google TV

11/13/2012, Google has just updated its YouTube app for Android. And it is likely an update that many of its users will love. That’s because the latest version of YouTube for Android now allows users to automatically pair their Android devices and Google TV on...

YouTube’s automated copyright takedowns aren’t broken anymore

10/04/2012, YouTube’s ContentID was a huge step forward towards online video being copyright-compliant, but the system had some quirks. For instance, official NASA recordings of the Mars landing last month were removed due to a complaint from a news network....

YouTube live streams US Presidential Debate 2012

10/02/2012, If you are interested in politics, then surely nothing is going to stop you from watching all three 2012 presidential debates from tomorrow onwards. We are the harbingers of good news this time around with word that you have yet another option to view the...

YouTube Turkey operates under Turkish web domain

10/02/2012, Turkey, one of the model progressive Islamic nations at the moment, has finally emerged the victor in a long-running battle to persuade YouTube to operate under a Turkish web domain. This would mean that the Turkish government will now have a tighter rein...

Political YouTube video in Brazil blocked by Google

09/28/2012, Google recently landed in hot waters in Brazil when a court ordered the arrest of a Google executive. The verdict had been issued after Google refused to take down a political video from YouTube. The video apparently criticized a mayoral candidate in...