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Wiktionary

  1. YouTubenoun

    Any website that allows users to upload content, particularly YouTube itself.

    Etymology: you + tube (North American colloquial term for "television"), implying that users (the "you" in the title) may submit their own television (the "tube" in the title) content. Perhaps some humor was intended due to the slant rhyme with the popular slang term boob tube. From the name of http://www.youtube.com/ a popular website allowing users to upload videos.

  2. YouTubenoun

    A small video that can be viewed online, particularly one hosted on YouTube.

    Etymology: you + tube (North American colloquial term for "television"), implying that users (the "you" in the title) may submit their own television (the "tube" in the title) content. Perhaps some humor was intended due to the slant rhyme with the popular slang term boob tube. From the name of http://www.youtube.com/ a popular website allowing users to upload videos.

  3. YouTubeverb

    To upload a video of something to YouTube.

    Etymology: you + tube (North American colloquial term for "television"), implying that users (the "you" in the title) may submit their own television (the "tube" in the title) content. Perhaps some humor was intended due to the slant rhyme with the popular slang term boob tube. From the name of http://www.youtube.com/ a popular website allowing users to upload videos.

  4. YouTubenoun

    a video-sharing website.

    Etymology: you + tube (North American colloquial term for "television"), implying that users (the "you" in the title) may submit their own television (the "tube" in the title) content. Perhaps some humor was intended due to the slant rhyme with the popular slang term boob tube. From the name of http://www.youtube.com/ a popular website allowing users to upload videos.

Wikipedia

  1. YouTube

    YouTube is an American online video-sharing platform headquartered in San Bruno, California. Three former PayPal employees—Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim—created the service in February 2005. Google bought the site in November 2006 for US$1.65 billion; YouTube now operates as one of Google's subsidiaries. YouTube allows users to upload, view, rate, share, add to playlists, report, comment on videos, and subscribe to other users. It offers a wide variety of user-generated and corporate media videos. Available content includes video clips, TV show clips, music videos, short and documentary films, audio recordings, movie trailers, live streams, and other content such as video blogging, short original videos, and educational videos. Most content on YouTube is uploaded by individuals, but media corporations including CBS, the BBC, Vevo, and Hulu offer some of their material via YouTube as part of the YouTube partnership program. Unregistered users can only watch (but not upload) videos on the site, while registered users are also permitted to upload an unlimited number of videos and add comments to videos. Age-restricted videos are available only to registered users affirming themselves to be at least 18 years old. YouTube and selected creators earn advertising revenue from Google AdSense, a program that targets ads according to site content and audience. The vast majority of its videos are free to view, but there are exceptions, including subscription-based premium channels, film rentals, as well as YouTube Music and YouTube Premium, subscription services respectively offering premium and ad-free music streaming, and ad-free access to all content, including exclusive content commissioned from notable personalities. As of February 2017, there were more than 400 hours of content uploaded to YouTube each minute, and one billion hours of content being watched on YouTube every day. As of October 2020, YouTube is the second-most popular website in the world, behind Google, according to Alexa Internet. As of May 2019, more than 500 hours of video content are uploaded to YouTube every minute. Based on reported quarterly advertising revenue, YouTube is estimated to have US$15 billion in annual revenues. YouTube has faced criticism over aspects of its operations, including its handling of copyrighted content contained within uploaded videos, its recommendation algorithms perpetuating videos that promote conspiracy theories and falsehoods, hosting videos ostensibly targeting children but containing violent or sexually suggestive content involving popular characters, videos of minors attracting pedophilic activities in their comment sections, and fluctuating policies on the types of content that is eligible to be monetized with advertising.

Freebase

  1. YouTube

    YouTube is a video-sharing website, created by three former PayPal employees in February 2005, on which users can upload, view and share videos. The company is based in San Bruno, California, and uses Adobe Flash Video and HTML5 technology to display a wide variety of user-generated video content, including movie clips, TV clips, and music videos, as well as amateur content such as video blogging, short original videos, and educational videos. Most of the content on YouTube has been uploaded by individuals, although media corporations including CBS, the BBC, Vevo, Hulu, and other organizations offer some of their material via the site, as part of the YouTube partnership program. Unregistered users can watch videos, while registered users can upload an unlimited number of videos. Videos considered to contain potentially offensive content are available only to registered users at least 18 years old. In November 2006, YouTube, LLC was bought by Google for US$1.65 billion, and operates as a subsidiary of Google.

CrunchBase

  1. YouTube

    YouTube provides a platform for you to create, connect and discover the world’s videos. The company recently redesigned the site around its hundreds of millions of channels. Partners from major movie studios, record labels, web original creators, viral stars, and millions more all have channels on YouTube. YouTube is predominantly an ad-supported platform, but also offers rental options for a growing number of movie titles.YouTube was founded in 2005 by Chad Hurley, Steve Chen and Jawed Karim, who were all early employees of PayPal. YouTube received funding from Sequoia Capital, and was acquired by Google Inc. in 2006.

Editors Contribution

  1. YOUTUBE

    "you" the individual can and are responsible for posting and/or making videos on youtube...as well as networks, video libraries, etc....you want it, u post it, you make it!

    Submitted by rinat on January 5, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of YouTube in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of YouTube in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of YouTube in a Sentence

  1. Justin Bieber:

    When I was getting started, YouTube provided me a platform and a community where I could share music, experiences and moments with my fans, it feels great to partner with YouTube for this original documentary series. I want my fans to be part of this journey.

  2. Stan Love:

    The thing that I try to do is share my excitement, my enthusiasm for what is still the coolest job in the world, i encourage the YouTube fans to maybe get up from the couch now and then and consider engaging with reality.

  3. Filmmaker Leslee Udwin:

    Of course, the India government ban has ensured that this film now does proliferate on the Internet, but I have to tell you I am respectful of laws, in any country, and because there is a footprint of YouTube or torrents in India, it is my duty to bring that film off those channels and that is what I do, i will not break laws. I am respectful, I am moral, I have integrity, despite the witch hunt – this Salem-like witch hunt against me by those who are more interested in hiding their shame than saving their women.

  4. Anderson Sr.:

    I still dont know whats goingon, im hearing from YouTube.I dont know nothing.All I know is my son is dead.Im still trying to figure outanswers so I can sleep.I dont sleep.My kids dont sleep.I cant even stay at home.My kids, they feel like they areunsafe at home.Ive been buying motel rooms andI dont have that type of money.I wasnt prepared for this.

  5. Michael Levin:

    And apparently it's still up on YouTube, and I think the Warren people just googled ‘American Dream,’ found us, and said, ‘What a nice mixed-race couple. They're probably sort of working-class people.’.

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