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

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Parent CompanyGoogle
HQSan Bruno, US
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YouTube was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in San Bruno, US

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Key People/Management at YouTube

Susan Wojcicki

Susan Wojcicki

Robert Kyncl

Robert Kyncl

Chief Business Officer
Danielle Tiedt

Danielle Tiedt

Chief Marketing Officer
Pawan Agarwal

Pawan Agarwal

Head of Music Partnership for India and South Asia Region
Neal Mohan

Neal Mohan

Chief Product Officer
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YouTube Office Locations

YouTube has offices in San Bruno, Los Angeles, New York, Toronto and in 6 other locations
San Bruno, US (HQ)
901 Cherry Ave
Los Angeles, US
12422 Bluff Creek Dr
New York, US
75 9th Ave
Toronto, CA
230 Richmond St E
Paris, FR
7 Rue Ballu
Berlin, DE
26 Oberlandstraße
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YouTube Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$11.5 m


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

YouTube Revenue

YouTube's revenue was reported to be $14 b in Y, 2018 which is a 12.9% increase from the previous period.
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YouTube Operating Metrics

Dec, 2005Jul, 2006Dec, 2007May, 2008Jul, 2009Oct, 2009May, 2010May, 2011Jan, 2012May, 2012May, 2013Nov, 2014Jul, 2015Sep, 2016Jun, 2017Jul, 2017Oct, 2017May, 2018Dec, 2018May, 2019

Hours of Video Uploaded Every Minute

8 13 24 15 35 48 60 72 100 300 400

Daily Video Views

8 m100 m1.20 b1 b2 b3 b4 b4.95 b

Average time spent on YouTube per mobile session, minutes

15 40

Monthly Active Users

20 m45 m900 m1.50 b1.50 b1.80 b1.80 b2 b
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YouTube Cybersecurity Score

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YouTube Online and Social Media Presence

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YouTube News and Updates

Yes, YouTube TV’s price hikes stink. But don’t blame YouTube

TV providers have always been the fall guys for TV networks’ demands. It’s no different in the streaming era. Still, cheaper options could be on their way. The response was all too predictable on Tuesday when YouTube TV announced its biggest price hike ever.Read Full Story

YouTube Slammed by Grammy Winner for Not Protecting Copyrights

YouTube Slammed by Grammy Winner for Not Protecting Copyrights

YouTube now lets creators respond to comments with AI-generated smart replies

Google is making it easier for YouTube creators to engage with their audience and quickly reply to comments under their videos. The company is rolling out Smart Reply — an AI-powered feature designed to help users generate appropriate replies without actually typing — to YouTube Studio. Here’s what …
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YouTube Blogs, Susan Wojcicki and her husband, Dennis Troper, support families experiencing homelessness with $1.35 million grant

San Francisco Mayor London Breed and Susan Wojcicki Today, CEO Susan Wojcicki stood with San Francisco Mayor London Breed at Hamilton Families, a nonprofit organization that supports families experiencing homelessness, and announced a combined grant of $1.35 million to the program. The grant co…

Nate Boyer: From Green Beret to the starting lineup

Nate Boyer at the Texas Longhorns stadium. (YouTube) Nate Boyer is no ordinary football player. While being deployed in Afghanistan, the former Green Beret learned how to play football by watching YouTube tutorials. At age 30, after practicing relentlessly, Boyer joined the Texas Longhorns a…

Introducing a fresh new look for YouTube on desktop and tablets

Starting today, we’re bringing you the new YouTube homepage — a design that brings more features to the viewing experience on Home to help you find the next great video to watch. The updated design will begin rolling out today across desktops and YouTube apps on Android and iOS tablets, and will be…

A super launch of Super Stickers

Today, we’re launching Super Stickers to deepen viewers' connections with creators in fun, new ways! Stickers come in different packs and languages, helping creators earn more money while also connecting with their audience. Read more about the stickers here.

Maintaining credibility and consistency on YouTube: Revisions to YouTube Music Charts and 24-hour record debut policy

From “American Bandstand” to “TRL,” every generation naturally finds its own barometer to measure the hottest songs and artists of the moment. For this generation, it’s YouTube. There is simply no better current measure of the world’s music listening than YouTube. Every day, we strive to showcase a…

Welcome to!

Exciting day for fashion fans: Today, we’re launching, a single destination for style content on YouTube. My team likes to call this new hub “slash fashion” and it’ll feature original content from the biggest names in the industry, as well as the popular content that users have …
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YouTube Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was YouTube founded?

    YouTube was founded in 2005.

  • Who are YouTube key executives?

    YouTube's key executives are Susan Wojcicki, Robert Kyncl and Danielle Tiedt.

  • How many employees does YouTube have?

    YouTube has 75,191 employees.

  • What is YouTube revenue?

    Latest YouTube annual revenue is $14 b.

  • What is YouTube revenue per employee?

    Latest YouTube revenue per employee is $186.2 k.

  • Who are YouTube competitors?

    Competitors of YouTube include Twitter, Facebook and Netflix.

  • Where is YouTube headquarters?

    YouTube headquarters is located at 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno.

  • Where are YouTube offices?

    YouTube has offices in San Bruno, Los Angeles, New York, Toronto and in 6 other locations.

  • How many offices does YouTube have?

    YouTube has 11 offices.