- The founders of YouTube are Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim.
- In spite of its popularity as the second most visited site after Google, YouTube struggled to obtain viewers right after its launch in 2005.
- By the following year, its fortunes were on the rise as 65,000 new videos were being uploaded daily, and it was attracting 100 million views.
- In 2006, Google snapped it up for $1.65 billion, while pre roll ads were introduced in 2007.
The History of YouTube: What to Know
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