YouTube: Timeline

  
  
  
  
  
  


  • 1989


  • 1997

    • February 23, 1997: The station also became exposed on YouTube for its report on the emo trend on February 23, 2007. - WDAZ-TV, Wikipedia.

  • 2005

    • February, 2005: Three former PayPal employees created YouTube in February 2005. - YouTube, Wikipedia.
    • February 14, 2005: The domain name www.youtube.com was activated on February 14, 2005, and the website was developed over the subsequent months. - YouTube, Wikipedia.
    • February 15, 2005: YouTube was founded on 15 February 2005 and is now the leading website for free streaming video with a vast number of users. - Internet, Wikipedia.
    • February, 2005: The introduction of YouTube in February 2005 marked the first significant combination of broadband video and social network systems designed to allow users to share, rate and tag user generated and premium content. - Visual networking, Wikipedia.
    • February, 2005: Founded in February 2005 by three employees of PayPal, the service mutilates Adobe Flash technology in such a way that it displays video. - YouTube, Wackypedia_wikia.
    • May, 2005: YouTube offered the public a beta test of the site in May 2005, six months before the official launch in November 2005. - YouTube, Wikipedia.
    • 2005: According to a story that has often been repeated in the media, Chad Hurley and Steve Chen developed the idea for YouTube during the early months of 2005, after they had experienced difficulty sharing videos that had been shot at a dinner party at Chen's apartment in San Francisco. - YouTube, Wikipedia.
    • 2005: Before the launch of YouTube in 2005, there were few easy methods available for ordinary computer users who wanted to post videos online. - YouTube, Wikipedia.
    • November, 2005: YouTube began as a venture-funded technology startup, primarily from a US$11.5 million investment by Sequoia Capital between November 2005 and April 2006. - YouTube, Wikipedia.

  • 2006


  • 2007


  • 2008


  • 2009

    • January, 2009: According to data published by market research company comScore, YouTube is the dominant provider of online video in the United States, with a market share of around 43 percent and more than six billion videos viewed in January 2009. - YouTube, Wikipedia.
    • January 11, 2009: James uploaded the video onto his official Youtube channel on January 11, 2009. - Can't Hold Back (Kaz James song), Wikipedia.
    • February 11, 2009: The video premiered on video sharing website Youtube on 11 February 2009. - Let It Go (Will Young song), Wikipedia.
    • February 17, 2009: The video of him doing this was uploaded to YouTube and has gotten over 367,000 views as of February 17, 2010. - Keith Eloi, Wikipedia.
    • February, 2009: YouTube announced a test service, allowing some partners to offer video downloads for free or for a fee paid through Google Checkout. - YouTube, Wikipedia.
    • February 9, 2009: It was released to their official YouTube on 9 February 2009. - Keep on Walking (song), Wikipedia.
    • March, 2009: A dispute between YouTube and the British royalty collection agency PRS for Music led to premium music videos being blocked for YouTube users in the United Kingdom. - YouTube, Wikipedia.
    • April 17, 2009: It was released by Universal Music Group on April 17, 2009 on Youtube and premiered on MTV Tr3s on April 14, 2009. - Mujeres in the Club, Wikipedia.
    • September 16, 2009: The music video had its worldwide premiere on the YouTube homepage on Wednesday 16 September 2009. - Still Standing (Hilltop Hoods song), Wikipedia.
    • September 20, 2009: The video premiered on Sunday 20 September 2009 at 2:15am on ITV2 and has so far garnered 8 Million views on YouTube in 5 months. - Bad Boys (Alexandra Burke song), Wikipedia.
    • September 18, 2009: CNET reported that Warner Music Group had possibly struck a new deal with YouTube and WMG videos may start appearing back on YouTube within weeks, however some videos were still either muted by WMG, or were not able to be viewed globally. - Criticism of YouTube, Wikipedia.
    • September 22, 2009: DSA announced the launch of its own video sharing channel on YouTube on 22 September 2009[3]. - Driving Standards Agency, Wikipedia.
    • September 26, 2009: RichGirl had released a promotional music video for the single on there official YouTube channel. - 24's (RichGirl song), Wikipedia.
    • September, 2009: The dispute was resolved in September 2009. - YouTube, Wikipedia.
    • September 2, 2009: The music video premiered on their official YouTube channel on September 2, 2009. - Boomkat, Wikipedia.
    • October 31, 2009: The film was premiered on October 31, 2009 at the Buenos Aires Rojo Sangre film festival and uploaded to YouTube on November 3, 2009. - Ataque de Pánico!, Wikipedia.
    • October 26, 2009: The first part to the film was released on YouTube on October 26, 2009 and on EuroGamerTV on November 2, 2009, before being included on the Assassin's Creed II game disc. - Assassin's Creed (series), Wikipedia.
    • October 30, 2009: Pixie stated on her Twitter page that the music video would be available to watch by the end of October and was later uploaded onto YouTube on 30 October 2009. - Cry Me Out, Wikipedia.
    • October 14, 2009: The official video premiered on YouTube on 14 October 2009. - Stalemate (song), Wikipedia.
    • November 12, 2009: The music video premiered on YouTube on 12 November 2009. - The Sound Above My Hair, Wikipedia.
    • November 23, 2009: The Muppets Studio released a video on YouTube of dozens of Muppets performing the song. - Bohemian Rhapsody, Wikipedia.
    • December 12, 2009: Minogue's official YouTube page streamed a live recording of the first half of the concert on December 12, 2009. - Kylie: Live in New York, Wikipedia.
    • December 13, 2009: It was first released as a music video on YouTube on 13 December 2009, then later as a single at the iTunes Store. - Tik Tok (Parody), Wikipedia.
    • December 17, 2009: Executive producer Ashton Kutcher reported on The Beautiful Life's official Youtube channel that because of the cancellation, the remaining episodes will be released online. - The Beautiful Life, Wikipedia.

  • 2010

    • January 24, 2010: Libya blocked access to YouTube after it featured videos of demonstrations in the Libyan city of Benghazi by families of detainees who were killed in Abu Salim prison in 1996, and videos of family members of Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi at parties. - YouTube, Wikipedia.
    • January, 2010: The song was leaked on Youtube and other websites in early January 2010 following three preview snippets added as early as October 2009. - I Made It (Kevin Rudolf single), Wikipedia.
    • January 19, 2010: Thumper was released to the public on YouTube and Radio 1 on January 19th 2010. - Enter Shikari, Wikipedia.
    • February 5, 2010: It also premiered on YouTube the same day and hence it became the first ever Indian film to premiere on YouTube internationally at the same time as it is released in cinemas throughout India on 5 February 2010. - Striker (film), Wikipedia.
    • February 25, 2010: The music video was released on February 25, 2010 on the official Kontor Records website and YouTube. - Stuck on Replay, Wikipedia.
    • February 8, 2010: A thirty-second video of the game was anonymously uploaded to YouTube on 8th February 2010, prematurely announcing the title[4]. - Wakeboarding HD, Wikipedia.
    • March, 2010: YouTube alleged that Viacom had hired advertising agencies to upload Viacom content to YouTube as a promotional tool, and that some of these videos were included on the list of infringing videos in the lawsuit. - YouTube, Wikipedia.






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