YouTube is the most popular video sharing website, originated from America. Present headquarter of YouTube is in San Bruno, California.
Creation of YouTube:
YouTube was created by Steve Chen, Jawed Karim and Chad Hurley – three former employees of PayPal. This service was started in February 2005. Later in November 2006, Google bought YouTube for 1.65 billion US Dollar. YouTube is now one of Google’s major subsets.
What Differentiate YouTube from it’s competitor:
YouTube allows users to upload Videos, Views can view, like or dislike, comment on videos, share the videos. They can add videos to favorites, report against the video, and can subscribe to other users YouTube Channels. User Can also Live stream videos. Most of the content on YouTube that means video has been uploaded by individuals. Reason behind that is YouTube offers partnership program by which any one can earn money by uploading videos when they fulfill the minimum requirement. For earning a Channel must have 10000 video views and content should be owned by channel owner. That’s makes YouTube more special to the content creators. You may find many people who works with YouTube as a partner. YouTube earns advertising revenue by showing Google Ads and give 67% profit to content creators via Google AdSense. YouTube gives a analytic tools inside user dashboard from where user can see all statistics about their uploaded videos like views, likes, share, earnings, demographic, user’s age & type etc.
YouTube is Page Rank Nine (PR 9) site, really high PR value (Highest PR Value a site can have is 10). And in terms of traffic YouTube is globally ranked Number Two and also ranked Number Two in USA by Alexa site ranking.
Over one billion hours of video content are watched on YouTube every day and over 2.6 million sites linked to YouTube according to the statistics of July 2017 by Alexa.