The popular video sharing website YouTube has now become the daily needs of most of us. We often love to watch videos on YouTube like tutorials, motivational videos and more. You would know that YouTube was started in year 2005, so this year in 2015 YouTube has become the 10 years old.
However, YouTube looks very simple but still there are some interesting facts behind it such as YouTube was being designed as a dating site but due to some reason it became a video sharing site.
Recommended YouTube Tips:
- How to Add a Subscribe Button to Your YouTube Videos
- How to Watch Regionally Restricted Videos on YouTube
So, look at following to about such interesting facts about YouTube that you wouldn’t know till now:
Fact #1: YouTube was designed as a dating site
YouTube was started as a dating site and its name was “Tune In Hook Up”. But, it was never became live on the web. And due to some reason its founders changed the idea and launched it as a video sharing website.
Fact #2: YouTube’s first office was on the top of Japanese restaurant
The three workers of PayPal company Chad Hurly, Steve Chen and Jawed Karim registered the YouTube.com domain on 14th February 2005. That time they settled the first office of YouTube on the top of Japanese restaurant.
Fact #3: 65000 videos were uploaded in just one year
It is another an interesting fact about YouTube that may surprise you. In just a single year there were 65000 videos gone uploaded on YouTube and getting 100 million views per day. And not only this, Alexa was listed it as the 5th most popular website in the world.
Fact #4: YouTube gained 3 million unique visitors in just the first month
It is another a surprising fact for everybody who know how difficult it is to attract visitors to your website and in the year of 2005 YouTube gained 3 million unique visitors in just the first month of website launching. And in just one year YouTube was started churning 38 million visitors.
Fact #5: User will need 1700 years to watch all YouTube videos
Isn’t it an interesting fact? If you wanna watch all the YouTube videos, you should can only think about that because it out of our capacity because you’ll need the 1700 years to watch all the YouTube videos according to the the statistics of 2010.
Fact #6: Every single second 10 new videos get uploaded on YouTube
Every second! Yes friends, YouTube is day by day growing amazingly and now every single second 10 news videos get uploaded on YouTube.
More Fun Facts:
These are the 6 very interesting and fun facts about YouTube, I hope you will like them. If you wanna share any another fact about YouTube that I missed here, feel free to share in the comments, I will also add it to the article.
Very interesting facts about YouTube. Nice to know them as I was unaware of them. Thanks.