A decade ago co-founder Jawed Karim uploaded YouTube’s first video. Titled “Me at the zoo,” the 19 second video shows Karim speaking about what’s cool about the elephants at the San Diego Zoo’s elephant enclosure.
Credited of revolutionizing modern life in a myriad of ways, according to YouTube, “it has more than 1 billions users and 300 hours of new videos are uploaded to the site every minute.” – and it all started with a humble video at a zoo.
YouTube celebrated 10 years on Thursday. According to Tubefilter, YouTube will be putting on a month-long 10th birthday bash ahead of its annual Brandcast in New York City, with the first of its celebrations on April 29th.
Watch the first YouTube video below: