A world without YouTube is nearly unthinkable and even harder to believe that it is only in existence for 8 years. The video sharing website has become a part of our lives and is growing in power and influence every day. According to the statistic page on YouTube, more than 1 billion unique visitors access the site each month. YouTube was founded in 2005 by Steve Chen, Chad Hurley and Jawed Karim out of a garage in Menlo Park. In 2006, the three aspiring entrepreneurs sold there invention for over 1 billion dollars to search engine company Google. YouTube gives people the platform to connect, share and inform others across the globe. For the most of us YouTube offers a wide range of entertainment, ranging from top charting music videos to the outright ridiculous.
Here are a few points on what YouTube has taught us over the last 8 years:
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