YouTube is a video sharing platform, allowing users to upload, view and share videos including movie, music clips and amateur content. It offers a variety of features, including playback, uploading, quality and 3D video viewing. It also offers users the ability to view its videos on web pages outside their website.YouTube is predominantly an ad-supported platform, but also offers rental options for a growing number of movie titles.

Parent Company
San Bruno, US
YouTube is headquartered in San Bruno, US

Key People at YouTube

Susan Wojcicki

Susan Wojcicki

Danielle Tiedt

Danielle Tiedt

VP, Marketing
Salar Kamangar

Salar Kamangar

Senior Vice President, YouTube and Video
Robert Kyncl

Robert Kyncl

Head, Content & Business Operations
Jodi Ropert

Jodi Ropert

Director, Strategy & Insights
Horia Ciurdar

Horia Ciurdar

Engineering Lead

YouTube Office Locations

YouTube has offices in San Bruno, Greater London, Minato, New York and in 5 other locations
San Bruno, US (HQ)
SBO Google 901 901 Cherry Ave
Toronto, CA
230 Richmond St E
Paris, FR
8 Rue de Londres
Berlin, DE
26 Oberlandstraße
Bom Retiro, BR
1121 Rua Solon
New York, US
75 9th Ave
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YouTube Data and Metrics

YouTube Summary

Total Funding

$11.5 m


In total, YouTube had raised $11.5 m. YouTube is a subsidiary of Google

YouTube Operating Metrics

Y, 2016Mar, 2017Jun, 2017Jul, 2017Jul, 2017

Daily Video Watch Time, hours

1 b

Mobile Monthly Unique Users (US)

2.6 m

Monthly Sessions per User


Monthly Active Users

1.5 b1.5 b

YouTube TV Networks


Downloads (YouTube TV)

2 m

Monthly Viewers (U.S.)

185.9 m

Traffic Overview of YouTube

YouTube Online and Social Media Presence

YouTube News and Updates

Sex-positive YouTubers are giving kids the sex talks we wish we'd had

When mum and dad's "bird and the bees" talk causes you to have more questions than answers and when your school sex education classes don't seem to cover all the bases, who can you turn to? SEE ALSO: 13 feminists who play the Twitter game to win Adolescents are increasingly turning to the intern… is getting a redesign — here’s how to try it early

Google’s Material Design guidelines are finally coming to the YouTube desktop site. What does this mean? Lots and lots of white space. And an optional dark theme. That’s about it. Functionally, the new looks a lot like the old, but the upcoming refresh looks cleaner, like the…

Google made 'literally thousands and thousands of calls' over YouTube's ad problems (GOOG)

Google had to do some serious damage control with agencies and advertisers after its YouTube hate speech debacle. According to CEO Sundar Pichai, senior sales executives made "literally thousands" of calls to explain why advertisers' content was appearing next to hate speec…

Russian woman steals YouTube's heart after mastering the green screen

Move over Casey Neistat, the internet has a new favorite YouTuber.  Tatiana Subbotina, a 62-year-old living in Saint Petersburg, Russia is slowly becoming a YouTube sensation thanks to her hilarious (and slightly ridiculous) green screen videos.  SEE ALSO: Vladimir Putin HATES this meme so m…

How to activate YouTube's hidden Dark Mode

If you tend to binge YouTube late at night, I have good news for you. SEE ALSO: This YouTuber is the realest damn thing to happen to 'beauty vlogging' Reddit users have discovered a new "dark mode" on YouTube that gives the entire webpage a sleek, all-black look. Nothing about the update is offi…

YouTube's biggest star is trying out Twitch

PewDiePie would like some cash.  The YouTube star made this point again and again in a recent video in which he played Minecraft and lamented advertisers abandoning YouTube. Also — and he says this is coincidental — PewDiePie announced he's starting a show on Twitch, a YouTube rival. His money i…
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YouTube Company Life and Culture

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