Youtube is free and the most popular video-sharing platform where you can watch free online videos from all around the world.
It is also the second-largest search engine (Google is the first one).
Youtube was created by Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim, PayPal employers in 2005. One year later, in November 2006, Google bought this site from them for 1.65 billion dollars.
Every day more than 5 000 000 000 (5 billion!) Youtube videos are watched across the world.
The typical Youtube session duration by viewer is about 40 minutes, almost 50 % more than the last year.
There are more than 7 000 hours of full-length movies on Youtube.
There are more than 1 000 000 associates of the Youtube Partner Program.
Every minute — more than 100 hours of video are uploaded to Youtube, so in every second — you can find something new and interesting to watch. There are all kinds of videos in different genres — music, movies, pets, sport, fashion, sport, science …
Youtube is a video sharing platform that has 2 types of users:
1. Video creators, or Youtube content creators are the users that own the Youtube channel and upload videos.
2. Video viewers watch Youtube videos and engage into communication, sharing, subscribing to channels...
Anyone Can Open A Youtube Channel
You can open your Youtube channel and create, upload, and share your videos with the other users and become a part of the community. With already having a Google account you can create a Youtube channel in the matter of seconds and start using it.
To grow your Youtube channel and make it popular you will need a lot of subscribers, but also views and likes for your videos which push them into Youtube search rankings and attract more viewers. There are some great websites where you can buy Youtube views, subscribers, and likes for your videos, and boost all of your account numbers. You should follow other Youtube users and channels, and also like, share and comment on other Youtube videos.
That way you are leaving your footprints in the niche-related videos and channels which in turn helps you get more organic subscribers (people will do sub-for-sub often) and video plays.
Youtube can use anyone with access to a mobile device or computer and internet connection. It is for everyone, but especially popular among younger people, teenagers who like the big variety of content and interactive components.
Many people love to use Youtube tutorials to learn how to do something so how-to videos are extremely popular! Youtube is great for entertainment, you can follow your favorite movie genre trailers, stay in touch with your musicians latest art and more.
There are different ways you can watch Youtube videos:
- On the Youtube.com you can watch video or search for one
- You can download the Youtube mobile app for Android or iOS and watch a suggested video
- Also you can watch video that was embedded in the post on a social network (Twitter, Facebook..) or on a blog post or a web page, by clicking on the link to the Youtube Video that was shared via text message, social media or e-mail.
Youtube is available in fifty different languages in nearly every country in the world.