Chad Hurley, Steve Chen and Jawed Karim started Youtube in February 2005 in a garage in San Bruno, California, the company is now owned by Google who paid the three founders and their finaincial backer over a billion dollars in stock for ownership. (Hurley’s haul was worth 334 million dollars, Chen’s was 301 million. Jawed Karim, had left the startup by then got about 66 million dollars). Karim got the least, but he will live forever as “youtube’s first upload” on April 23, 2005. See it here….
You Tube Factoids:
There are 20 Hours of Video uploaded every MINUTE!!!
There are 120 MILLION videos are on the site
It would take 600 YEARS to watch them all