Youtube’s founders Chad Hurley, Steve Chen and Jawed Karim (who were all early employees of PayPal ) developed a flash based video sharing website called You tube.Due to the overwhelming response Google made a deal to buy Youtube for 1.65 Billion dollars. After then YouTube will operate independently, "to preserve" its user community and its brand
To celebrate 5 years of YouTube ,The site launched a campaign called “My Youtube story “ with that you can share your experience on YouTube. Also with that campaign a new channel has been launched . The channel also hosts an interactive timeline containing some of the most important moments of YouTube
Prior to this YouTube’s blog post say that
YouTube exceeds over two billion views a day. That’s nearly double the prime-time audience of all three major U.S. television networks combined.
Some most interesting statistics of YouTube over these five incredible years.