YouTube Interesting Facts You Might Not Know

Listing out 15 interesting facts on YouTube, you must know what we are using in daily life.

  • YouTube is the 2nd most visited website in the world, after Google.
  • YouTube was originally a dating site.
  • The first YouTube video, titled “Me at the Zoo,” was uploaded on April 23, 2005, and featured co-founder Jawed Karim at the San Diego Zoo.
  • YouTube was acquired by Google in 2006 for $1.65 billion in stock.
  • As per Statista’s latest report, the total number of YouTube users worldwide is over 2.6 billion.
  • The most-viewed video on YouTube is “Baby Shark Dance,” with over 9 billion views as of April 2023.
  • YouTube is available in more than 100 countries and in over 80 languages.
  • YouTube’s mobile app is the second-most popular app in the world, after Facebook.
  • YouTube has created a new generation of celebrities, including PewDiePie, Shane Dawson, and Zoella, who have millions of subscribers and earn millions of dollars in ad revenue.
  • More than 70% of YouTube watch time comes from mobile devices.
  • India has the most YouTube users in 2023, estimated at 467 million.
  • An average YouTube visitor checks nearly nine pages per day.
  • YouTube is the most used social platform for research purposes among B2B decision-makers with 50.9% of users.
  • The maximum upload limit for a YouTube video is 256 GB or 12 hours.
  • Avril Lavigne was the first artist to reach 100 million views on YouTube.

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