Happy Birthday, YouTube!

17 May 2010

Today, YouTube celebrates its fifth birthday. In the past five years, this social media outlet has inspired laughs picked up by NBC sitcoms, discovered artists such as Justin Bieber and defined candidates in the 2008 presidential elections.

 

YouTube turns five with a celebratory logo!

YouTube turns five with a celebratory logo!

In honor of the past five years, YouTube’s creators have composed a channel “Five Year” that highlights some of the most popular videos and moments of their history. Today over 24 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube each minute.  And to think, it all started with an 18 second video called, “Me at the Zoo.”

 

Happy birthday, YouTube!

 

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