YouTube is a video-sharing
website where users can
upload, share and view
•The mobile opportunity for
YouTube is bigger than just
making all the video in the world
available in your pocket.
YouTube was created by three former PayPal employees in
February of 2005. Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim
are the three original developers. Chad Hurley and Steve Chen
developed the idea for YouTube during the early months of
After Hurley and Chen experienced great difficulty, while trying
to upload videos, that had been shot at a dinner party at Chen's
apartment in San Francisco, onto the internet amongst each
other. This experience lead to the three’s need to develop an
easier way to share videos.
YouTube began as a venture-funded technology startup,
primarily from a US $11.5 million investment by Sequoia
Capital between November 2005 and April 2006
YouTube has many videos that it has to offer but there are definitely some videos that stand
out more than others. YouTube has changed the way that many people watch videos in this
era of time..
YouTube offers many amazing videos and will continue to
offer many spectacular videos.
People insist on watching videos because our generation is always looking for a quick laugh
and that is exactly what YouTube has to offer.
Many people also watch YouTube for informational purposes, if there is a question you have
YouTube will most definitely have a video out there with the answer you’re looking for.
YouTube can also be very useful to look at movie trailers or previews, if you are looking for
an older, recent, or even a movie that isn’t out yet if you’re looking for a sneak peak
YouTube is your best bet in finding one. Anything random or exciting is appealing to people
that are looking for something to watch, and YouTube is definitely the site to go to if you’re
looking to be entertained.
YouTube will also allow you to upload any video that you would like to put on there; it could
be a video of you messing around with your friends or maybe a video that has some special
meaning to you.
YouTube is truly an amazing website and allows users with endless possibilities. The endless
videos that YouTube has to offer will keep anyone who is looking to be entertained for hours
and hours at a time.
YouTube is a revolutionary Web site featuring a comprehensive and eclectic database of videos. Membership is
free, but registration is required. Fortunately, setting up an account on the site is an easy process.
Things You'll Need:
1 Access the YouTube home page (see the Resources section below).
2 Click the 'Sign Up' link to begin the account creation process.
3 Select the type of profile you'd like to create. YouTube offers different profiles depending on your area of
expertise. If you're not sure what to select, go with the 'Standard' option. Note that you can change to a 'Guru'
account later if you choose.
4 Enter your email address.
5 Select a username for the site.
6 Type your chosen password in the 'Password' field and again in the 'Confirm Password' section.
7 Select your country from the pull down menu.
8 Type your US postal code, if applicable.
9 Click your gender.
10 Enter your date of birth.
11 Type the text you see in the image into the 'Verification' box.
12 Uncheck the 'Broadcast Yourself' email box if you do not wish to receive the YouTube newsletter.
14 Click 'Sign Up' to complete the process.
› Link to create an account http://www.youtube.com/create_account or got to the home page and in the top right
corner click create account button.
After you create an account you can now subscribe to other YouTube channels and get the best experience of
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