What is YouTube
What is YouTube
30/09/2014
YouTube (IPA: [juːt (j) uːb] [1] from the English. You 'you / you' and zhargy. Engl. Tube '"tube" television "; common variants of the Russian program" YouTube "and" YouTube "[2], corresponding to about pronunciation norms of American and British English) - an online service that provides video hosting service. Users can add, view, comment and share with your friends these or other videos. Due to the simplicity and ease of use of YouTube has become the most popular video sharing site, and the third in the world in number of visitors. [3] In January 2012, the daily number of video views on the site reached 4 billion. [4] The site includes a professionally shot movies and clips and amateur videos, including video blogs. According to "Rossiyskaya Gazeta", 2% of the audience of service, or 51 million people, are Russians. [5]
The company was founded in February 2005 by three former PayPal employees in San Bruno, California. They used the technology Flash Video (.FLV), which allows a relatively good quality recording with a small volume of data transmitted. The project was a good means of entertainment, and to form their community, according to statistics analyst firm Alexa, overtook the popularity of social network MySpace. 
In November 2006 it was closed by Google buy YouTube for $ 1.65 billion. [6] Prior to buying YouTube, Google has been in service in similar directions - Google Video. Google representatives did not close it, and used it as a place to search for videos on all videohostingovym sites. Currently, Google Video Search also includes YouTube. 
The very first video - 18-second spot amateur shooting Jawed Karim at San Diego Zoo - on YouTube was taken April 23, 2005 [7]. 
November 14, 2007 YouTube launched a Russian version of the portal at http://ru.youtube.com, Peter opened the clip available [8]. 
In early 2010, the site design was slightly modified. 
July 9, 2010, Google announced the support of IMAX on YouTube [9]. 
July 8, 2011 YouTube has completely changed the design of the site. The new GUI «Cosmic Panda» applies different from the "old» YouTube color scheme. Movies are played back on a dark background, not white. Was slightly modified logo: the designers abandoned the bright red in favor of a darker shade. Changes were made and controls - buttons and lists. "Preview" clips from the "Related Videos" has become the biggest. Video of the playlists are displayed in a horizontal list. Owners of private channels on YouTube get more tools to personalize your page. The new interface will coexist with the old, indicates YouTube. 
December 2, 2011 YouTube launched a new version of the site, with video channels are displayed in the center column on the main page, like news feeds on social networking sites. At the same time, the new version of the YouTube logo was introduced in a darker shade of red, the first change in design since October 2006. [10] 
December 8, 2011 YouTube has canceled the ability to add users to the friends. Instead, in the profile there is a list of contacts. 
In December 2012 interface has been redesigned again. 
In February 2013 the design was updated channels. 
In July 2013 interface has undergone minor changes. These include changing the subscribe button. 
In August 2013 there was a string at the top of the page that shows the status of video downloads (https://securecdn.disqus.com/uploads/mediaembed/images/577/7310/original.jpg). 
In October 2013 YouTube canceled the possibility of downloading the content in 1080p quality. 
About the fall of the same year, Google has completely changed the system to send comments to the video by entering the mandatory registration in Google+. 
In February 2014 on YouTube changed interface. 
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June 27, 2014 YouTube announced that it will soon start supporting video at 48 and 60 frames per second. Launch date of the new functions are not specified, but this should happen "soon." This was stated by Director General of YouTube Susan Voyzhitski VidCon conference in the United States [11].

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