YouTube is an American online video sharing and social media platform launched by Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, and Jawed Karim in February 2005. Around the world, its users watch... Wikipedia

  • Type of business:  Subsidiary
  • Founded:  February 14, 2005
  • Area served:  Worldwide (excluding blocked countries)
  • Key people:  Susan Wojcicki (CEO), Chad Hurley (advisor)
  • Products:  YouTube Premium, YouTube Music, YouTube TV, YouTube Kids
  • Revenue:  $19.8 billion (2020)
  • Parent:  Google LLC (2006–present)
  • Website:, (see)
  • Advertising:  Google AdSense
  • Users:  2 billion (October 2020)
  • Launched:  February 14, 2005
  • Current status:  Active
  • Written in:  Python (core/API), C (through CPython), C++, Java (through Guice platform), Go, JavaScript (UI)
  • Data Source:  DuckDuckGo