The first video ever uploaded to YouTube

The first video ever uploaded to YouTube

Today is the anniversary of the first video being uploaded to YouTube.

On February 14, 2005, Chad Hurly, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim purchased a domain name that would forever change the way media is disseminated and consumed. That’s when the aforementioned individuals got together and purchased the YouTube.com domain.

YouTube was famously founded by the trifecta of Hurly, Chen, and Karim, three early employees of PayPal. On May 19, 2005, the first preview of the site was made available to the public. So seeing how today is YouTube’s birthday, of sorts, I thought it might be fun to go back and look at the first YouTube video ever uploaded to the site.

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