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. The platform also provides users with 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.

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TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyGoogle
HQSan Bruno, US
Founded2005
Websiteyoutube.com
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

CEO
Robert Kyncl

Robert Kyncl

Head of Content & Business Operations
Danielle Tiedt

Danielle Tiedt

CMO
Manuel Bronstein

Manuel Bronstein

VP Product
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 Laguna Niguel, London, San Bruno, Minato and in 6 other locations
San Bruno, US (HQ)
901 Cherry Ave
New York, US
75 9th Ave
Bom Retiro, BR
1121 Rua Solon
Toronto, CA
230 Richmond St E
Paris, FR
8 Rue de Londres
Berlin, DE
26 Oberlandstraße
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YouTube Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2005

Total Funding

$11.5 m

Investors

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

YouTube Revenue

YouTube's revenue was reported to be $9 b in Y, 2015 which is a 125% increase from the previous period.
USDY, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015

Revenue

3.0b4.0b9.0b

Revenue growth, %

33%125%
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YouTube Operating Metrics

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

Hours of Video Uploaded Every Minute

8 13 15 24 35 48 60 72 100 300 400

Daily Video Views

8 m15 m100 m1 b1.20 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 b
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Human Capital Metrics

YouTube's employees are reported to be approximately 30% female and 70% male.
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YouTube Online and Social Media Presence

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YouTube Blogs

Election day: Live on YouTube

It’s election day in the United States. From candidates launching their campaigns to debating issues that matter to voters, you’ve come to YouTube to hear directly from the candidates and follow the midterm election. Now it’s time to make your voice heard. If you haven’t already cast your ballot, he…

YouTube Learning: Investing in educational creators, resources, and tools for EduTubers

Iraq war veteran Joshua Carroll used to spend nights at his security post watching YouTube to learn trigonometry so he could pursue his passion for space. In just three weeks, YouTube helped him improve his math skills from a 10th grade level to the level required to take physics classes at New Rive…

YouTube makes it simple for fans to experience live performances with Eventbrite

Over 1 billion fans come to YouTube each month to connect with their favorite artists and discover new music. Thanks to a new partnership with Eventbrite, we’re making it simple for fans to go from experiencing music online to seeing live performances. Starting today, fans watching videos from YouTu…

Celebrating great teachers on YouTube

A great teacher can unleash a student’s curiosity and change the direction of their life. Today, in honor of World Teachers' Day, we are celebrating some of the amazing teachers around the globe who share their passion for education in the classroom and on YouTube. Elia Bombardelli (Italy)Elia is …

Shawn Mendes collaborates with YouTube Music to release self-titled Artist Spotlight Story: 'Shawn Mendes'

YouTube is thrilled to debut "Shawn Mendes," its latest Artist Spotlight Story, created in collaboration with international pop phenomenon Shawn Mendes. The Spotlight Story gives fans an authentic and intimate look into Shawn’s life following the launch of his latest self-titled album. Mendes has gr…

Gaming gets a new home on YouTube

Cross-posted from the YouTube Creator BlogYouTube is where the world watches gaming. More than 200 million of you come to YouTube every single day to watch gaming videos and streams. That’s like the entire country of Brazil heading to YouTube daily. And that’s because of you, the community of gamer…
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YouTube Company Life and Culture

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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.

  • What is YouTube revenue?

    Latest YouTube annual revenue is $9 b.

  • Who are YouTube competitors?

    Competitors of YouTube include Milq, Vivendi and Vimeo.

  • Where is YouTube headquarters?

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

  • Where are YouTube offices?

    YouTube has offices in Laguna Niguel, London, San Bruno, Minato and in 6 other locations.

  • How many offices does YouTube have?

    YouTube has 10 offices.