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About Youtube

Founded in February 2005, YouTube is a destination to watch and share original videos worldwide through a Web experience. YouTube aims to allow people to easily upload and share video clips on and across the Internet through websites, mobile devices, blogs, and email. People can see first-hand accounts of current events, find videos about their hobbies and interests, and discover the quirky and unusual. As more people capture special moments on video, YouTube is empowering them to become the broadcasters of tomorrow.

Youtube Headquarter Location

901 Cherry Ave.

San Bruno, California, 94066,

United States


Latest Youtube News

YouTube Shuts Down Most Original Content Citing ‘Rapid Growth’ In New Creators To The Platform

Jan 20, 2022

01/19/22 AT 6:27 PM Youtube’s Chief Business Officer Robert Kyncl took to Twitter Tuesday to reveal that Youtube’s original content will be dramatically scaled back, with only some aspects of original content still receiving funding. In a message to YouTube creators, Kyncl announced the decision , acknowledging that YouTube originals and its Global Head of original content, Susanne Daniels played an integral role in advancing the YouTube creator economy. The message also announced that Daniels would be departing the company by March, which Kyncl insists is not related to the announcement. We're so grateful for Susanne's leadership and creativity at @YouTube . She's helped launch hundreds of YouTube Originals over the last six years - wishing her all the best! With YouTube, original creators could produce content, TV shows and movies, for the platform like scripted series, educational videos, celebrity topics, and music videos that were not behind a paywall. The announcement by Kyncl also cited the growth in new creators giving the video platform a chance to invest in other initiatives. More than 80 fact-checking organisations have urged YouTube to better combat disinformation, saying it is 'one of the major conduits of online disinformation and misinformation worldwide' Photo: AFP / Eric PIERMONT Original content on YouTube started in scripted shows , then pivoted to unscripted content after those scripted shows were picked up by other platforms. Kyncl’s message said that the Black Voice and YouTube Kids Funds, along with the Creator Shorts Fund — an outgrowth of a TikTok format —, will be funded, but other original content creators will not be. Any commitments YouTube already has to creators will be honored, but YouTube will be negotiating with them in the coming days. An update on YouTube Originals:

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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned Youtube in 5 CB Insights research briefs, most recently on Jul 1, 2021.

Expert Collections containing Youtube

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