- Alexa Rank: 3
- Compete Rank: 4
- Known For: Video
An American video sharing website - the most famous in the world.
First publicly launched in November 2005, YouTube.com was conceived by PayPal employees and funded by venture capitalists. Bought by Google for $1.65 Billion in 2006, YouTube maintains nearly half the market share of online video sharing sites.
- A day of video is uploaded every minute.
- For April Fool's Day in 2008, every front page video redirected to a Rickroll.
- In 2007, YouTube consumed as much bandwidth as the entire internet took up in 2000.
From xkcd by Randall Munroe
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