10 Amazing Facts You Didn’t Know About YouTube



There are very few website that manage to start a service that is truly unique, and even manage to stay ahead of the resulting competition. YouTube managed to do exactly that for years now and is currently sitting pretty on top of the video streaming world with no competition in sight. When the service first began in 2005, the world was still warming up to the abundant possibilities of the internet. YouTube brought the visual medium to the forefront and provided a platform for millions of ordinary people to share their videos. The site now generates 300 hours worth of videos every minute, and it looks like this still just the beginning for YouTube. Here is a list of 10 amazing facts you may not know about the video sharing giant.

Top Of The Game

YouTube is currently one of the most powerful websites in the world. According to the Alexa rankings, it sits at the third position, just after Google and Facebook. Now that is some powerful company to have.

Content Creation Giant

The amount of content created by YouTube is astronomical. In just two months, YouTube creates more videos than the three major U.S networks did in 60 years.