Today on 23rd April 2013, youtube is celebrating its 8th Birthday and everybody loves youtube. The first video on YouTube, uploaded at 8:27 P.M. on Saturday April 23rd, 2005. This first video was shot by Yakov Lapitsky at the San Diego Zoo and it featured Jawed Karim, one of YouTube’s co-founder. When YouTube was launched in April 23, 2005, no one could have predicted the success that would follow afterwards.
Youtube has seen over 1 trillion views during its eight-year history. The number 1 most viewed video on youtube is Psy “Gangnam Style”, total views 1,552,071,500. The 2nd most viewed video on youtube is: Justin Bieber ft Ludacris: “Baby”, total views 850,860,998. YouTube has grown very extremely in its eight years history, with currently over 61 hours of new video content being uploaded every minute by users around the globe. Youtube attracts over 800 million users per month and has set the careers of a number of famous stars in motion. Just like Justin Bieber.