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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 to receive UI overhaul

11/14/2011, If you’re starting to get tired of how YouTube currently looks, you’re in luck because it looks like Google will be giving the online video service a massive facelift. Some folks have start noticing that the world’s most popular video...

Majority of YouTube views aren’t from native English speakers

11/04/2011, If you thought that the majority of YouTube users spoke English as a main language, think again. According to a recent report by the folks at GigaOm, who spoke to a Google spokesperson, 60% of all video views on YouTube come from users who select a...

Hajj goes live at YouTube

11/04/2011, I know that religion can be quite the sensitive issue, and for an entity like Google to be a world player, catering to just about every religion you know on this earth without stepping on anybody’s toes is rather commendable. Well, the pilgrimage...

YouTube could be launching original content channels next week

10/27/2011, With more of us watching videos on the go, streaming from Netflix, Hulu and YouTube, we guess it’s a natural progression that eventually production studios start turning their attention at producing shows designed for these media outlets, and according...

Sesame Street YouTube channel hacked with porn

10/17/2011, I knew that Big Bird was more than just an innocent moniker – and someone else thought the same, too, with Sesame Street’s YouTube channel being hacked yesterday – where the standard issue of family-friendly content was removed, while...

YouTube music partners can now sell merchandise

10/17/2011, Apart from being one heck of a convenient video delivering channel, YouTube might finally stumble upon a way to monetize their site – and in a big way to boot. After all, when 3,000,000,000 (yes, that’s three billion) videos are being viewed...

YouTube Space Lab helps students design science experiment in space

10/10/2011, Video content site YouTube as well as computer company Lenovo have come together to roll out a worldwide initiative that targets 14 to 18 year-old high school students, gaining the assistance of space agencies NASA, the European Space Agency (ESA) and...

YouTube starts offering movie rentals in the UK

10/07/2011, Heads up UK YouTube visitors, it looks like YouTube has finally started offering residents in the UK the same service it has offered to those in the US and Canada – movie rental. Released back in May for those in the US, and only just last month in...

Amazon’s NYC Test video on YouTube

09/28/2011, We’re more or less a few hours away from Amazon heating up the Internet with news of their latest release – the Kindle Fire tablet, and Amazon promptly decided to upload the Kindle YouTube page with their new video called “NYC Test“. The...

YouTube mobile offers a new experimental layout

09/26/2011, Websites/services that have been optimized for mobile phones are always welcome. It makes for easier browsing and it’s a lot neater than attempting to view a full website on a small screen, and now it looks like YouTube has enabled a new experimental...

Delicious to get a fresh start

09/12/2011, YouTube co-founders Steve Chen and Chad Hurley picked up social bookmarking site Delicious some time earlier this April on the cheap when Yahoo! placed it up for sale, and according to the both of them in a New York Times interview, they fully intend to...