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Type of site: Video hosting service
Language: Multilingual
Created by: Chad Hurley
Steve Chen
Jawed Karim
Owner: Google (2006-present)
Date of launch: February 14, 2005
Status: Active

YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California. The website was founded by three former PayPal employees, Jawed Karim, Chad Hurley, and Steve Chen back in 2005.

It is the world's largest video-sharing website as of nowadays. As of October 2020, YouTube is the second-most popular website in the world, behind Google, according to Alexa Internet, as of May 2019, more than 500 hours of video content are uploaded to YouTube every minute.

In November 13, 2006, Google acquired YouTube for $1.65 billion; YouTube now operates as one of Google's subsidiaries.

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