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YouTube is a video-sharin wabsteid, creatit bi three umwhile PayPal employees in Februar 2005, on which uisers can upload, view an share videos.[6] The company is based in San Bruno, Californie, an uises Adobe Flash Video an HTML5 technology tae display a wide variety o uiser-generatit video content, includin movie clips, TV clips, an muisic videos, as well as amateur content sic as video bloggin, short oreeginal videos, an eddicational videos.

YouTube, LLC
YouTube Logo 2017.svg
Teep o business Subsidiary
Teep o steid
Video hostin service
Foondit Februar 14, 2005; 14 years ago (2005-02-14)
Heidquarters 901 Cherry Avenue
San Bruno, Californie
, Unitit States
Coordinates 37°37′41″N 122°25′35″W / 37.62806°N 122.42639°W / 37.62806; -122.42639Coordinates: 37°37′41″N 122°25′35″W / 37.62806°N 122.42639°W / 37.62806; -122.42639
Aurie served Warldwide (except for blocked kintras)
Awner Alphabet Inc.
Key fowk Susan Wojcicki (CEO)
Chad Hurley (advisor)
Industry Internet
Video hosting service
Parent Google (2006–present)
Alexa rank Steady 2 (Global, Februar 2019)[1]
Advertisin Google AdSense
Registration Optional (nae required tae watch maist videos; required for certaint tasks sic as uplaidin videos, viewin flagged (18+) videos, creautin playlists, likin or dislikin videos an postin comments)
Launched Februar 14, 2005; 14 years ago (2005-02-14)
Current status Active
Content license
Uplaider haulds copyricht (staundart license); Creative Commons can be selectit.
Written in Python (core/API),[2] C (throu CPython), C++, Java (throu Guice platform),[3][4] Go,[5] JavaScript (UI)

Maist o the content on YouTube heas been uploadit bi individuals, awtho media corporations includin CBS, the BBC, Vevo, Hulu, an ether organisations offer some o thair material via the steid, as pairt o the YouTube partnership program.[7] Unregistered uisers can watch videos, while registered uisers can upload an unlimitit nummer o videos. Videos considered tae contain potentially offensive content are available anly tae registered uisers at least 18 years auld. In November 2006, YouTube, LLC wis boucht bi Google for US$1.65 billion, an operates as a subsidiary o Google.


  1. " Traffic, Demographics and Competitors". (in Inglis). Retrieved 4 February 2019. 
  2. Claburn, Thomas (January 5, 2017). "Google's Grumpy code makes Python Go". The Register (in Inglis). Retrieved September 16, 2017. 
  3. Wilson, Jesse (May 19, 2009). "Guice Deuce". Official Google Code Blog. Retrieved March 25, 2017. 
  4. "YouTube Architecture – High Scalability -". Retrieved October 13, 2014. 
  5. "Golang Vitess: a database wrapper written in Go as used by Youtube". October 23, 2018. 
  6. Hopkins, Jim (October 11, 2006). "Surprise! There's a third YouTube co-founder". USA Today. Retrieved November 29, 2008. 
  7. Weber, Tim (March 2, 2007). "BBC strikes Google-YouTube deal". BBC. Retrieved January 17, 2009.