YouTube

  • youtube, llc
    the youtube logo is made of a red round-rectangular box with a white "play" button inside and the word "youtube" written in black.
    youtube homepage.png
    type of businesssubsidiary
    type of site
    video hosting service
    foundedfebruary 14, 2005; 15 years ago (2005-02-14)
    headquarters901 cherry avenue
    san bruno, california,
    united states
    coordinates37°37′41″n 122°25′35″w / 37°37′41″n 122°25′35″w / 37.62806; -122.42639[2]
    advertisinggoogle adsense
    registration
    launchedfebruary 14, 2005; 15 years ago (2005-02-14)
    current statusactive
    content license
    uploader holds copyright (standard license); creative commons can be selected.
    written inpython (core/api),[3] c (through cpython), c++, java (through guice platform),[4][5] go,[6] javascript (ui)

    youtube is an american video-sharing platform headquartered in san bruno, california. three former paypal employees—chad hurley, steve chen, and jawed karim—created the service in february 2005. google bought the site in november 2006 for us$1.65 billion; youtube now operates as one of google's subsidiaries.

    youtube allows users to upload, view, rate, share, add to playlists, report, comment on videos, and subscribe to other users. it offers a wide variety of user-generated and corporate media videos. available content includes video clips, tv show clips, music videos, short and documentary films, audio recordings, movie trailers, live streams, and other content such as video blogging, short original videos, and educational videos. most content on youtube is uploaded by individuals, but media corporations including cbs, the bbc, vevo, and hulu offer some of their material via youtube as part of the youtube partnership program. unregistered users can only watch videos on the site, while registered users are permitted to upload an unlimited number of videos and add comments to videos. videos deemed potentially inappropriate are available only to registered users affirming themselves to be at least 18 years old.

    youtube and selected creators earn advertising revenue from google adsense, a program which targets ads according to site content and audience. the vast majority of its videos are free to view, but there are exceptions, including subscription-based premium channels, film rentals, as well as youtube music and youtube premium, subscription services respectively offering premium and ad-free music streaming, and ad-free access to all content, including exclusive content commissioned from notable personalities. as of february 2017, the website is ranked as the second-most popular site in the world, according to alexa internet, just behind google.[2] as of may 2019, more than 500 hours of video content are uploaded to youtube every minute.[7] based on reported quarterly advertising revenue, youtube is estimated to have us$15 billion in annual revenues.

    youtube has faced criticism over aspects of its operations, including its handling of copyrighted content contained within uploaded videos,[8] its recommendation algorithms perpetuating videos that promote conspiracy theories and falsehoods,[9] hosting videos ostensibly targeting children but containing violent and/or sexually suggestive content involving popular characters,[10] videos of minors attracting pedophilic activities in their comment sections,[11] and fluctuating policies on the types of content that is eligible to be monetized with advertising.[8]

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YouTube, LLC
The YouTube logo is made of a red round-rectangular box with a white "play" button inside and the word "YouTube" written in black.
YouTube homepage.png
Type of businessSubsidiary
Type of site
Video hosting service
FoundedFebruary 14, 2005; 15 years ago (2005-02-14)
Headquarters901 Cherry Avenue
San Bruno, California,
United States
Coordinates37°37′41″N 122°25′35″W / 37°37′41″N 122°25′35″W / 37.62806; -122.42639[2]
AdvertisingGoogle AdSense
Registration
LaunchedFebruary 14, 2005; 15 years ago (2005-02-14)
Current statusActive
Content license
Uploader holds copyright (standard license); Creative Commons can be selected.
Written inPython (core/API),[3] C (through CPython), C++, Java (through Guice platform),[4][5] Go,[6] JavaScript (UI)

YouTube is an American video-sharing platform headquartered in San Bruno, California. Three former PayPal employees—Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim—created the service in February 2005. Google bought the site in November 2006 for US$1.65 billion; YouTube now operates as one of Google's subsidiaries.

YouTube allows users to upload, view, rate, share, add to playlists, report, comment on videos, and subscribe to other users. It offers a wide variety of user-generated and corporate media videos. Available content includes video clips, TV show clips, music videos, short and documentary films, audio recordings, movie trailers, live streams, and other content such as video blogging, short original videos, and educational videos. Most content on YouTube is uploaded by individuals, but media corporations including CBS, the BBC, Vevo, and Hulu offer some of their material via YouTube as part of the YouTube partnership program. Unregistered users can only watch videos on the site, while registered users are permitted to upload an unlimited number of videos and add comments to videos. Videos deemed potentially inappropriate are available only to registered users affirming themselves to be at least 18 years old.

YouTube and selected creators earn advertising revenue from Google AdSense, a program which targets ads according to site content and audience. The vast majority of its videos are free to view, but there are exceptions, including subscription-based premium channels, film rentals, as well as YouTube Music and YouTube Premium, subscription services respectively offering premium and ad-free music streaming, and ad-free access to all content, including exclusive content commissioned from notable personalities. As of February 2017, the website is ranked as the second-most popular site in the world, according to Alexa Internet, just behind Google.[2] As of May 2019, more than 500 hours of video content are uploaded to YouTube every minute.[7] Based on reported quarterly advertising revenue, YouTube is estimated to have US$15 billion in annual revenues.

YouTube has faced criticism over aspects of its operations, including its handling of copyrighted content contained within uploaded videos,[8] its recommendation algorithms perpetuating videos that promote conspiracy theories and falsehoods,[9] hosting videos ostensibly targeting children but containing violent and/or sexually suggestive content involving popular characters,[10] videos of minors attracting pedophilic activities in their comment sections,[11] and fluctuating policies on the types of content that is eligible to be monetized with advertising.[8]

Other Languages
Адыгэбзэ: YouTube
Afrikaans: YouTube
Akan: YouTube
Alemannisch: YouTube
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Аҧсшәа: YouTube
العربية: يوتيوب
Արեւմտահայերէն: Եություպ
armãneashti: YouTube
অসমীয়া: ইউটিউব
asturianu: YouTube
авар: YouTube
azərbaycanca: YouTube
تۆرکجه: یوتیوب
Bali: Youtube
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Banjar: YouTube
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башҡортса: YouTube
беларуская: YouTube
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: YouTube
भोजपुरी: यूट्यूब
Bikol Central: YouTube
български: Ютюб
Boarisch: YouTube
bosanski: YouTube
brezhoneg: YouTube
català: YouTube
Cebuano: YouTube
čeština: YouTube
Cymraeg: YouTube
dansk: YouTube
davvisámegiella: YouTube
Deutsch: YouTube
dolnoserbski: YouTube
डोटेली: युट्युब
eesti: YouTube
Ελληνικά: YouTube
emiliàn e rumagnòl: YouTube
español: YouTube
Esperanto: YouTube
euskara: YouTube
فارسی: یوتیوب
Fiji Hindi: Youtube
føroyskt: YouTube
français: YouTube
Gaeilge: YouTube
galego: YouTube
ગુજરાતી: યુટ્યુબ
客家語/Hak-kâ-ngî: YouTube
한국어: 유튜브
հայերեն: ՅուԹյուբ
हिन्दी: यूट्यूब
hornjoserbsce: YouTube
hrvatski: YouTube
Ilokano: YouTube
Bahasa Indonesia: YouTube
interlingua: YouTube
isiZulu: I-YouTube
íslenska: YouTube
italiano: YouTube
עברית: יוטיוב
Jawa: YouTube
Kabɩyɛ: YouTube
Kapampangan: YouTube
ქართული: YouTube
қазақша: YouTube
Kiswahili: YouTube
kurdî: YouTube
Кыргызча: YouTube
ລາວ: ຢູທູບ
Latina: YouTube
latviešu: YouTube
Lëtzebuergesch: YouTube
lietuvių: YouTube
Limburgs: YouTube
lumbaart: YouTube
magyar: YouTube
मैथिली: युट्युब
македонски: YouTube
Malagasy: YouTube
മലയാളം: യൂട്യൂബ്
Malti: YouTube
मराठी: यूट्यूब
მარგალური: Youtube
مصرى: يوتيوب
مازِرونی: یوتیوب
Bahasa Melayu: YouTube
Minangkabau: YouTube
Mìng-dĕ̤ng-ngṳ̄: YouTube
монгол: YouTube
မြန်မာဘာသာ: ယူကျု(ဘ်)
Nāhuatl: YouTube
Nederlands: YouTube
Nedersaksies: YouTube
नेपाली: युट्युब
日本語: YouTube
нохчийн: YouTube
Nordfriisk: YouTube
norsk: YouTube
norsk nynorsk: YouTube
occitan: YouTube
ଓଡ଼ିଆ: ୟୁ ଟ୍ୟୁବ
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: YouTube
ਪੰਜਾਬੀ: ਯੂਟਿਊਬ
Pälzisch: YouTube
پنجابی: یو ٹیوب
Papiamentu: Youtube
پښتو: يوټيوب
ភាសាខ្មែរ: YouTube
Plattdüütsch: YouTube
polski: YouTube
português: YouTube
qırımtatarca: YouTube
română: YouTube
русский: YouTube
саха тыла: YouTube
sardu: YouTube
Scots: YouTube
Seeltersk: YouTube
shqip: YouTube
sicilianu: YouTube
සිංහල: යූ ටියුබ්
Simple English: YouTube
سنڌي: يوٽيوب
slovenčina: YouTube
slovenščina: YouTube
Soomaaliga: Youtube
کوردی: یووتیووب
српски / srpski: Јутјуб
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: YouTube
Sunda: Youtube
suomi: YouTube
svenska: Youtube
Tagalog: YouTube
தமிழ்: யூடியூப்
Taqbaylit: YouTube
татарча/tatarça: YouTube
ၽႃႇသႃႇတႆး : ယူႇၵျုပ်ႉ
తెలుగు: యూట్యూబ్
tetun: Youtube
ไทย: ยูทูบ
тоҷикӣ: YouTube
Türkçe: YouTube
Türkmençe: YouTube
Thuɔŋjäŋ: YouTube
удмурт: YouTube
українська: YouTube
اردو: یوٹیوب
vèneto: YouTube
vepsän kel’: YouTube
Tiếng Việt: YouTube
文言: 優管
Winaray: YouTube
吴语: YouTube
ייִדיש: יוטוב
粵語: YouTube
Zazaki: YouTube
žemaitėška: YouTube
中文: YouTube