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14/02/2005 YouTube is established by 3 former Paypal employees

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YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California. The service was created by three former PayPal employees - Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim. Google bought the site in 2006 for US$1.65 billion; YouTube now operates as one of Google's subsidiaries.
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    • Essentials 

    • Fun facts 

    • Other Google acquisitions 

    • Founding and initial growth (2005–2006) 

    • Acquisition by Google (2006–2013) 

    • New revenue streams (2013–ongoing) 

    • Video technology 

    • Playback 

    • Uploading 

    • Quality and formats 

    • 2020 picture quality cut 

    • Annotations 

    • Live streaming 

    • 3D videos 

    • 360-degree videos 

    • Community 

    • Content accessibility 

    • Platforms 

    • Localization 

    • YouTube Premium 

    • YouTube TV 

    • YouTube Go 

    • YouTube Music 

    • YouTube Shorts 

    • YouTube Stories 

    • April Fools 

    • Social impact 

    • Revenue 

    • Advertisement partnerships 

    • Partnership with video creators 

    • Revenue to copyright holders 

    • Controversies 

    • Copyrighted material 

    • Content ID 

    • Controversial videos 

    • Public disasters 

    • Imam Anwar al-Awlaki 

    • PRISM 

    • Restricted monetization policies 

    • Advertiser mass boycott 

    • Logan Paul corpse scandal 

    • Conspiracy theories and fringe discourse 

    • Hateful content 

    • Child protection 

    • Sexualization of children 

    • COPPA settlement 

    • User comments 

    • View counts 

    • Other algorithm design or implementation issues 

    • Content moderation 

    • Censorship and bans