YouTube is the most popular video sharing website in the world. The head office of YouTube is situated in the San Bruno, California, United States of America.
YouTube was made by Chad Hurley, Steve Chen and Jawed Karim in 2005, they all are former PayPal employees. In November 2006 it was bought by google. Google spent $1.65 billion to buy YouTube. Nowadays, YouTube is the 2nd most popular and visited site in the world (Alexa Rating).
YouTube offer individuals to view, upload, share and comment in on videos. YouTube use H.264 and AFV (Adobe Flash Video) technology to display videos. Before 2010 users need Adobe Flash Player plugin installed in their browser to view YouTube. In 2010 YouTube made a technology of build in media player for HTML5 supporting browsers.
The content of the YouTube is video clips, Music videos, TV clips, Movie trailers and video blogging.
Most of the videos uploaded in YouTube by peoples, but some popular organization offer their service and materials via YouTube. It’s a part of YouTube partnership program, partner program of YouTube is launched on May 2007. Its open a new door for earning via video for individuals. YouTube take 45% revenue from AdSense and 55% go to the uploader.
Here is the list of top 10 YouTube chanel and their earnings:
Video Views: 12,016,128,533
Potential Earnings: $30,040,321
Joined Date: 29 /04 /2010
Video Views: 2,575,650,835
Potential Earnings: $6,439,127
Joined Date: 08 /09/2011
Video Views: 809,121,219
Potential Earnings: $2,022,803
Video Views: 5,524,049,396
Potential Earnings: $13,810,123
Joined Date: 19 / 11 / 2005
Video Views: 10,765,621,706
Potential Earnings: $26,914,054
Joined Date: 25 /09/2009
Video Views: 8,835,078,044
Potential Earnings: $22,087,695
Joined Date: 11/05/2009
Video Views: 6,174,902,250
Potential Earnings: $15,437,256
Joined Date: 04 / 12 / 2010
Video Views: 8,731,878,199
Potential Earnings: $21,829,696
Joined Date: 11/ 05/2009
Video Views: 7,435,093,714
Potential Earnings: $18,587,734
Joined Date: 12/12/2009
Video Views: 6,498,597,477
Potential Earnings: $16,246,494
Joined Date: 11/05/ 2009