YouTube is an online video-sharing platform. YouTube was an independent website in 2005 and was acquired by Google in 2006. It is a video sharing service and users can upload their own videos on YouTube. YouTube allows users to watch videos posted by other users. You can access videos with PCs, laptops, tablets and mobile phones. YouTube is for everyone and it is free of charge. You can create a personal YouTube channel and upload videos to your channel. There are like, share other and comment buttons.
YouTube has music videos, recipes, documentary films, educational videos, gaming videos and more.
The first YouTuber is Jawed Karim and ‘Me at the zoo’ is the oldest video on YouTube and it is created by him.
YouTube primarily uses the VP9 and H.264/MPEG-4 AVC video formats, and the Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP protocol.