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Type of Business: Subsidiary

Type of site: Video hosting service

Founded: February 14, 2005; 11 years ago

Headquarters: 901 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, California, United States

Area served: Worldwide (except blocked countries)

Owner:  Alphabet Inc.

Founder(s): Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, Jawed Karim

Parent: Google (2006–present)

Launched: February 14, 2005; 11 years ago

Website: YouTube.com

About in you tube

YouTube is an American video-sharing website and multi-platform application headquartered in San Bruno, California. The service was created by three previous PayPal employees—Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim—in February 2005. In November 2006, it was purchase by Google for US$1.65 billion. YouTube now operates as one of Google's adjunct .The site allows users to upload, view, rate, part, add to favorites, report and comment on videos, and it makes use of WebM, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, and Adobe Flash Video technology to display a wide variety of user-generated and corporate media videos.

      YouTube earns advertising emolument from Google AdSense, a program which targets ads according to site content and audience. The vast majority of its videos are free to view, but there are disrepute, including subscription-based premium channels, film rent, as well as YouTube Red, a subscription service offering ad-free access to the website and access to exclusive content made in partnership with existing users.

 

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History of you tube Company

YouTube was located by Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim, who were all early employees of PayPal. Hurley had studied design at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and Chen and Karim studied computer science together at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. According to a story that has often been repeated in the media, Hurley and Chen developed the idea for YouTube during the early months of 2005, after they had  proficient difficulty sharing videos that had been shot at a dinner party at Chen's apartment in San Francisco. Karim did not attend the party and denied that it had occurred, but Chen expound that the idea that YouTube was founded after a dinner party "was perhaps very strengthened by marketing ideas around creating a story that was very lightish"

      In March 2010, YouTube began free streaming of certain content, including 60 cricket matches of the Indian Premier League. pursuance to YouTube, this was the first worldwide free online radiation of a major sporting event. On March 31, 2010, the YouTube website launched a new design, with the aim of simplifying the interface and prolong the time users spend on the site. Google product manager Shiva Rajaraman commented: "We really felt like we needed to step back and remove the clutter."In May 2010, it was reported that YouTube was serving more than two billion videos a day, which it described as "nearly double the prime-time audience of all three major US television networks combined". In May 2011, YouTube reported in its company blog that the site was receiving more than three billion views per day. In January 2012, YouTube stated that the figure had increased to four billion videos streamed per day.

In February 2015, YouTube released a secondary mobile app known as YouTube Kids. The app is designed to provide an  expensive  reform for children, and features a easy user interface, curated selections of channels featuring age-approriate content (including  current channels and shindy brands), and parental control features. Later on August 26, 2015, YouTube launched YouTube Gaming—a video gaming-oriented sub-site and app that is intended to compete with the Amazon.com-owned Twitch.tv. 2015 also saw the announcement of a premium YouTube service titled YouTube Red, which endow users with both ad-free content as well as the ability to download videos among other features. On August 10, 2015, Google pronounce that it was create a new company, Alphabet, to act as the holding company for Google, with the change in financial reporting to begin in the fourth quarter of 2015. YouTube remains as a auxiliary of Google.

 

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Features of you tube

  1. Video technology

Playback: Previously, viewing YouTube videos on a personal computer required the Adobe Flash Player plug-in to be instituted in the browser.In January 2010, YouTube launched an experimental version of the site that used the built-in multimedia capabilities of web browsers subsidiary the HTML5 task. This allowed videos to be viewed without requiring Adobe Flash Player or any other plug-in to be installed.The YouTube site had a page that permit supported browsers to opt into the HTML5 proof.

Uploading: All YouTube users can upload videos up to 15 minutes each in time. Users who have a good track record of execute with the site's flock Guidelines may be offered the ability to upload videos up to 12 hours in length, which requires verifying the account, normally care of a mobile phone. When YouTube was launched in 2005, it was available to upload long videos, but a ten-minute limit was introduced in March 2006 after YouTube found that the many of videos exceeding this length were unwarranted uploads of television shows and films.

Quality and formats: YouTube originally offered videos at only one quality level, displayed at a resolution of 320×240 pixels using the Sorenson sparkle codec (a variant of H.263), with mono MP3 audio. In June 2007, YouTube added an  fluctuation to watch videos in 3GP  rudiments on mobile phones.In March 2008, a high-quality mode was added, which increased the resolution to 480×360 pixels.In November 2008, 720p HD proof was added

User features

Community: On September 13, 2016, YouTube launched a public beta of summation, a social media-based feature that permit users to post text, images (including GIFs), live videos and others in a single"Community" tab on their channel. At the time of release, Vlogbrothers, Lilly Singh, The Game , theoretician, Karmin, The Key of Awesome, The Kloons, Peter Hollens, Rosianna Halse Rojas, Sam Tsui, Threadbanger and Vsauce3 received the feature.

Content accessibility: YouTube offers users the Capability to view its videos on web pages outside their website. every YouTube video is accompanied by a bite of HTML that can be used to embed it on any page on the Web. This functionality is oftentimes used to apply YouTube videos in social networking pages and blogs. Users wishing to post a video discussing, inspired by or related to another user's video are able to make a "video reactance". On August 27, 2013, YouTube announced that it would remove video reactance for being an underused feature. Embedding, rating, commenting and reactance posting can be disabled by the video owner.

 Platforms: Most  recent smartphones are capable of accessing YouTube videos, either within an application or through an optimized website. YouTube Mobile was launched in June 2007, using RTSP streaming for the video.Not all of YouTube's videos are available on the mobile version of the site. Since June 2007, YouTube's videos have been available for viewing on a range of Apple production. This required YouTube's content to be transcoded into Apple's preferred video standard, H.264, a process that took several months. YouTube videos can be viewed on devices including Apple TV, iPod Touch and the iPhone.

Localization: On June 19, 2007, Google CEO Eric Schmidt was in Paris to launch the new localization manne. the interface of the website is available with localized versions in 89 countries, one territory (Hong Kong) and a worldwide version.

 

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