YouTube

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:  YouTube.com, (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