YouTube is the second most visited website in the world after Google.
More than 500 new videos are uploaded every single minute, and over 1 billion hours of content is watched around the world each day.
But when YouTube first started, uploading, or even watching a video online was unheard of. And, when the founders set out to change that, investors called their idea “cute” and questioned its value.
Eager to prove them wrong, YouTube’s founders brushed off skepticism and continued to build the site — all while dodging threats of annihilation from the world’s biggest companies.
This is the story of YouTube.