YouTube, a popular video streaming over the webworld and it has huge number of daily visitors due to its large base of videos of different languages. It was initiated and launched onto the internet in February, 2005 and 'me at the zoo' was the first video to get uploaded on the YouTube.
On October, 2006, it was acquired by Google for $1.65 billion. With huge visitors base of the Google has really helped out YouTube in reaching the public and later in June, 2007, it was launched in 9 other countries including United Kingdom.
In the year 2009, Catch-Up TV was included into the YouTube and the same year, it has reached the mark of 1 billion daily video views. On reaching 1 billion mark, Google has crated and launched a new kind of ad named Trueview Ads.
The site has received its first major update in December, 2011 and it has made quite few changes to the design and interface, make it more easy to access and navigate through it. Generally it features wide range of videos from which Gangnam Style PSY has become the first video to hit 1 billion views.
YouTube has seen quite a few changes over the years and currently there are over 800 million monthly unique visitors and every month videos of length 72 hours are been uploaded to the YouTube.