When users show a political bias in what they choose to view, YouTube typically recommends videos that echo those biases, often with more-extreme viewpoints. On April 3, 2018, took place at YouTube's headquarters in San Bruno, California. Numerous third-party web sites, applications and browser allow users to download YouTube videos. Advertisement partnerships YouTube entered into a marketing and advertising partnership with in June 2006. In February 2015, Nintendo agreed to share the revenue with the video creators. In March 2008, a high-quality mode was added, which increased the resolution to 480×360 pixels. Archived from on May 7, 2013.
Hurley and Chen said that the original idea for YouTube was a video version of an , and had been influenced by the website. Once this address is copied, that address into the text field below by clicking inside the box and pressing Ctrl+V on your keyboard. YouTube stated it was also working on a better system to remove comments on other channels that matched the style of child predators. It is the seventh most viewed deleted YouTube video. The blocking was criticized by.
Retrieved August 30, 2018 — via YouTube. Burns, John; Helft, Miguel November 4, 2010. As of August 2018 , the website is ranked as the second-most popular site in the world, according to. According to analytics specialist SocialBlade, it earned up to £8. As of June 2017 , the first season of had gotten 250 million views in total. In 2013, YouTube introduced an option for channels with at least a thousand subscribers to require a paid subscription in order for viewers to watch videos. YouTube's owner Google announced in November 2015 that they would help cover the legal cost in select cases where they believe fair use defenses apply.
Features Video technology YouTube primarily uses the and video formats, and the protocol. Censorship and filtering Main article: As of 2018 , and permanently block accessing YouTube, while blocks YouTube on only one. Its view count would place it as the fifth most viewed video of 2006, had it not been removed. On August 6, 2018, however, YouTube removed Alex Jones' YouTube page following a content violation. The site grew rapidly and, in July 2006, the company announced that more than 65,000 new videos were being uploaded every day, and that the site was receiving 100 million video views per day. Archived from on November 13, 2015. In May 2011, 48 hours of new videos were uploaded to the site every minute, which increased to 60 hours every minute in January 2012, 100 hours every minute in May 2013, 300 hours every minute in November 2014, and 400 hours every minute in February 2017.
YouTube announced the project in September 2016 at an event in. Some YouTube videos have themselves had a direct effect on world events, such as 2012 which spurred internationally. Archived from on December 30, 2013. Archived from on February 2, 2006. YouTube videos are available in a range of quality levels. The new system restored the ability to include in comments, which had previously been removed due to problems with abuse.
A small number of videos, can be downloaded as files. YouTube accepts videos that are uploaded in most , including , , , and. In January 2018, YouTube creator faced criticism for a video he had uploaded from a trip to Japan, where he encountered a body of a death in the forest. Organizations including , , and the English have filed lawsuits against YouTube, claiming that it has done too little to prevent the uploading of copyrighted material. Three former employees—, , and —created the service in February 2005.
Congressman urged YouTube to remove from its website videos of imam. The video was retracted after it was found that the ads had actually been triggered by the use of copyrighted content in the video. In 2017, it was revealed that advertisements were being placed on extremist videos, including videos by rape apologists, anti-Semites and hate preachers who received ad payouts. On August 27, 2013, YouTube announced that it would remove video responses for being an underused feature. Live streaming via mobile was initially restricted to users with at least 10,000 subscribers, but as of mid-2017 it has been reduced to 100 subscribers.
As of January 2012, the site had 800 million unique users a month. There are over a million members of the YouTube Partner Program. Archived from on February 13, 2014. Archived from the original on October 11, 2007. On March 13, 2015, YouTube enabled 360° videos which can be viewed from , a system. Archived from on September 9, 2010. These tests had relied on technology from 3rd-party partners, but in September 2010, YouTube began testing its own live streaming infrastructure.