First video uploaded to YouTube

23rd April 2005
First video uploaded to YouTube

YouTube is an online video sharing website. As of 2023, it is the second most popular website on the internet, after Google search.

YouTube was launched on February 14, 2005, by Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, and Jawed Karim.

The first video was uploaded by Karim on April 24, 2005. Titled "Me at the zoo", the 19 second video features him in front of two elephants at the San Diego Zoo.

Related information:


  • YouTube: Me at the zoo
    Credit: YouTube. Images remain the copyright of the original copyright holder. Used under fair use policy for educational purposes only.





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