YouTube

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YouTube, LLC is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.wikipedia
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List of most-subscribed YouTube channels

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YouTube allows users to upload, view, rate, share, add to favorites, report, comment on videos, and subscribe to other users.
This article lists the fifty most-subscribed channels on the video platform YouTube.

Jawed Karim

Three former PayPal employees—Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim—created the service in February 2005.
Jawed Karim (born 28 October 1979) is an American Internet entrepreneur and co-founder of YouTube.

Chad Hurley

Three former PayPal employees—Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim—created the service in February 2005.
Chad Meredith Hurley (born January 24, 1977) is an American media mogul, co-founder and former CEO of the video-sharing website YouTube and MixBit.

Documentary film

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Available content includes video clips, TV show clips, music videos, short and documentary films, audio recordings, movie trailers, live streams, and other content such as video blogging, short original videos, and educational videos.
Social media platforms such as YouTube, have allowed documentary films to improve the ways the films are distributed and able to educate and broaden the reach of people who receive the information.

Google

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Google bought the site in November 2006 for US$1.65 billion; YouTube now operates as one of Google's subsidiaries.
It offers services designed for work and productivity (Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google Slides), email (Gmail/Inbox), scheduling and time management (Google Calendar), cloud storage (Google Drive), social networking (Google+), instant messaging and video chat (Google Allo, Duo, Hangouts), language translation (Google Translate), mapping and navigation (Google Maps, Waze, Google Earth, Street View), video sharing (YouTube), note-taking (Google Keep), and photo organizing and editing (Google Photos).

Steve Chen

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Three former PayPal employees—Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim—created the service in February 2005.
He is one of the co-founders and previous chief technology officer of the video-sharing website YouTube.

Vevo

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Most of the content on YouTube is uploaded by individuals, but media corporations including CBS, the BBC, Vevo, and Hulu offer some of their material via YouTube as part of the YouTube partnership program.
Vevo only hosts music videos from both Universal Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment syndicated on YouTube and its website, with Google and Vevo sharing advertising and similar benefits.

Super Bowl XXXVIII halftime show controversy

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Karim said the inspiration for YouTube first came from Janet Jackson's role in the 2004 Super Bowl incident, when her breast was exposed during her performance, and later from the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.
YouTube co-founder Jawed Karim claims that this incident was what led to the creation of the video sharing website.

Indian Premier League

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In March 2010, YouTube began free streaming of certain content, including 60 cricket matches of the Indian Premier League.
In 2010, the IPL became the first sporting event in the world to be broadcast live on YouTube.

Video clip

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Available content includes video clips, TV show clips, music videos, short and documentary films, audio recordings, movie trailers, live streams, and other content such as video blogging, short original videos, and educational videos.
Between March and July 2006, YouTube grew from 30 to 100 million views of videos per day.

Vlog

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Available content includes video clips, TV show clips, music videos, short and documentary films, audio recordings, movie trailers, live streams, and other content such as video blogging, short original videos, and educational videos.
Vlog category is popular on the video sharing platform YouTube.

YouTube Kids

In February 2015, YouTube released a secondary mobile app known as YouTube Kids.
YouTube Kids is a video app developed by YouTube.

Susan Wojcicki

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In February 2014, Susan Wojcicki was appointed CEO of YouTube.
She has been the CEO of YouTube since February 2014.

YouTube headquarters shooting

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On April 3, 2018, a shooting took place at YouTube's headquarters in San Bruno, California.
On April 3, 2018, at 12:46p.m. PDT, a shooting occurred at the headquarters of the video-sharing website YouTube in San Bruno, California.

VP9

YouTube primarily uses the VP9 and H.264/MPEG-4 AVC video formats, and the Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP protocol.
At first, VP9 was mainly used on Google's video platform YouTube.

Hulu

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Most of the content on YouTube is uploaded by individuals, but media corporations including CBS, the BBC, Vevo, and Hulu offer some of their material via YouTube as part of the YouTube partnership program.
ComScore says monthly video streams reached 903 million in January 2010, over three times the figure for a year earlier, and second only to YouTube.

Me at the zoo

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The first YouTube video, titled Me at the zoo, shows co-founder Jawed Karim at the San Diego Zoo.
Me at the zoo is the first video that was uploaded to YouTube.

YouTube Premium

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The vast majority of its videos are free to view, but there are exceptions, including subscription-based premium channels, film rentals, as well as YouTube Premium, a subscription service offering ad-free access to the website and access to exclusive content made in partnership with existing users.
YouTube Premium (formerly YouTube Red) is a paid streaming subscription service that provides advertising-free streaming of all videos hosted by YouTube, exclusive original content produced in collaboration with the site's creators, as well as offline playback and playback of videos on mobile devices.

Hot or Not

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Hurley and Chen said that the original idea for YouTube was a video version of an online dating service, and had been influenced by the website Hot or Not.
'Hot or Not' was a significant influence on the people who went on to create the social media sites Facebook and YouTube.

Twitch.tv

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Later on August 26, 2015, YouTube launched YouTube Gaming—a video gaming-oriented vertical and app for videos and live streaming, intended to compete with the Amazon.com-owned Twitch.
As of Q3 2017, Twitch remained the leading live streaming video service for video games in the US, and had an advantage over YouTube Gaming.

Educational entertainment

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Available content includes video clips, TV show clips, music videos, short and documentary films, audio recordings, movie trailers, live streams, and other content such as video blogging, short original videos, and educational videos.
Much of what edutainment can offer through audio and video especially, is accessible over the internet on platforms such as YouTube, with such channels as Vsauce, CGP Grey, MinutePhysics, Meet Arnold, Veritasium, and Crash Course''.

Google+

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In November 2011, the Google+ social networking site was integrated directly with YouTube and the Chrome web browser, allowing YouTube videos to be viewed from within the Google+ interface.
In October 2013, approximately 540 million monthly active users used the social layer by interacting with Google+'s enhanced properties, such as Gmail, the +1 button, and YouTube comments.

YouTube Music

YouTube also released YouTube Music, a third app oriented towards streaming and discovering the music content hosted on the YouTube platform.
YouTube Music is a music streaming service developed by YouTube; it provides a tailored interface for the service oriented towards music streaming, allowing users to browse through music videos on YouTube based on genres, playlists, and recommendations.

H.264/MPEG-4 AVC

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YouTube primarily uses the VP9 and H.264/MPEG-4 AVC video formats, and the Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP protocol.
It is also widely used by streaming Internet sources, such as videos from Vimeo, YouTube, and the iTunes Store, Web software such as the Adobe Flash Player and Microsoft Silverlight, and also various HDTV broadcasts over terrestrial (ATSC, ISDB-T, DVB-T or DVB-T2), cable (DVB-C), and satellite (DVB-S and DVB-S2).

User-generated content

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It offers a wide variety of user-generated and corporate media videos.
User-generated content was featured in Time magazine's 2006 Person of the Year, in which the person of the year was "you", meaning all of the people who contribute to user generated media such as YouTube and Wikipedia.