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What is YouTube and its History?

Brief detail of about YouTube History
What is YouTube and its History?

What is YouTube and its History?

2005: Founded by Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim. Originally focused on sharing videos.

2006: Acquired by Google for $1.65 billion.

2007: Partner program launched, allowing creators to earn money from ads.

2008: HD video support introduced.

2011: Livestreaming platform YouTube Live launched.

2012: Google+ integration allows users to share YouTube videos more easily.

2015: YouTube Kids launched, offering a safer video experience for children.

2016: YouTube Red (later renamed YouTube Premium) launched, offering ad-free viewing and other benefits.

2018: TikTok's rise sparks a focus on short-form video content on YouTube.

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