YouTube is a company that operates a video sharing platform, allowing users to upload, view, and share videos, including movies, music clips, and amateur content. It provides a forum for people to connect, inform, and inspire others across the globe. The company acts as a distribution platform for original content creators as well as large and small advertisers.

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HQSan Bruno, CA, US
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YouTube was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in San Bruno, CA, 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 Partnerships (India & South Asia) & Business Development (APAC)
Neal Mohan

Neal Mohan

Chief Product Officer
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YouTube Office Locations

YouTube has offices in San Bruno, Los Angeles, New York, Rio de Janeiro and in 4 other locations
San Bruno, CA, US (HQ)
901 Cherry Ave
Los Angeles, CA, US
12422 Bluff Creek Dr
New York, NY, US
75 9th Ave
Rio de Janeiro, BR
Av. Rodrigues Alves, 10 - Praça Mauá
Paris, FR
8 Rue Ballu
Berlin, DE
Tucholskystraße 2
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YouTube Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$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

YouTube Extends Ban On Trump’s Account For At Least Another Week

The company said the extension was due to ongoing concerns about violence near Biden’s Inauguration.

YouTube extends Trump suspension for another week

The company said, in light of potential violence in the next week, it is extending its suspension of Trump's YouTube channel for another seven days.

YouTube Superstar, TJass, Launches Trick Shot Game on Kickstarter

CHICAGO, Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Get ready to become the next trick shot superstar: Alley Hoopster – The Sick Shot Trick Shot Kit launches today on Kickstarter. The kit includes everything you need to create your own mind-bending, viral trick shots: a power-adjustable ball launcher,...

Sort your favorite YouTube channels into into folders with this free app

I spend a lot of hours watching a range of videos on YouTube, and I end up subscribing to a ton of channels. But there’s a problem in my perfect world: I often end up missing videos from new channels I’ve subscribed to, because of a huge influx of videos from older ones. Thankfully, I’ve found a sol…

Following Trump's YouTube ban, it is feared his supporters are migrating to a 'Wild West' of video-sharing, mingling with far-right and neo-Nazis terror groups

Summary List PlacementMany of President Donald Trump's supporters have been searching for a new home online ever since major social media platforms banished the president and cracked down on violent content. With Parler unavailable and YouTube inhospitable to them, a growing number are choosing to…
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YouTube Blogs

Letter from Susan: Our 2021 Priorities

10:25 January 2021 Community Letter | Our 2021 Priorities 10:25 Brandon Reed’s Story: Drawing His Future 10:25 Joshua Carroll's Story: Reaching for the stars …

BLACKPINK will be on The LATE LATE SHOW with James Corden


A workweek as Head of Music in Korea: prepping for BLACKPINK’s 'THE SHOW'

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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 88,204 employees.

  • What is YouTube revenue?

    Latest YouTube annual revenue is $14 b.

  • What is YouTube revenue per employee?

    Latest YouTube revenue per employee is $158.7 k.

  • Who are YouTube competitors?

    Competitors of YouTube include Snap, ByteDance and Twitter.

  • 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, Rio de Janeiro and in 4 other locations.

  • How many offices does YouTube have?

    YouTube has 8 offices.