Youtube Timeline at a Glance.

Youtube, the most popular site for uploading and sharing Videos completed its 7 years. I just came across Youtube Timeline. And, I am sharing such a timeline with you all.”

2010
May

YouTube exceeds 2 billion views a day

2010
Apr

Indian Premier League cricket season streamed live to the world on YouTube

2010
Mar

YouTube video page redesign launched

2010
Mar

24 hours of video uploaded per minute

2010
Feb

Global Live stream of President Obama’s YouTube interview

2010
Jan

YouTube Rentals launched


2009
Nov

1080p Full-HD launched

2009
Oct

YouTube announced more than 1 billion views per day

2009
Oct

Live stream of U2 concert

2009
Oct

First major network deal signed for catch-up TV on YouTube: Channel 4

2009
Aug

Individual Video Partnerships launched

2009
Jul

3D launched

2009
Jun

YouTube Auto-Share to social networks and Web mail launched

2009
May

20 hours of video uploaded every minute

2009
Apr

Peabody Award

2009
Apr

Shows and Films launch, with hundreds of films and thousands of full-length TV Episodes

2009
Mar

Disney deal signed

2009
Feb

Pope Channel launched

2009
Jan

US Congress and President channels launched

2009
Jan

Homepage ads expanded from 1 to 7 formats


2008
Dec

720p HD launched

2008
Nov

Promoted Videos launched

2008
Nov

Pre-Roll ads launched

2008
Oct

15 hours of video uploaded every minutes

2008
Oct

CBS and MGM full-length programming comes to YouTube

2008
Aug

YouTube Captions launched

2008
Jun

Interactive YouTube feature Annotations launched

2008
Jun

YouTube integration into Sony Bravia TV

2008
May

13 hours of video uploaded every minute

2008
Apr

YouTube Screening Room launched

2008
Mar

YouTube Insight analytics tool launched

2008
Jan

10 hours of video uploaded every minute


2007
Dec

YouTube Partner Programme launched

2007
Nov

CNN/YouTube Debates – Part 2

2007
Oct

Copyright management technology, Content ID, launched

2007
Sep

Not-for-profit channels launched

2007
Aug

InVideo Ads launched

2007
Jul

CNN/YouTube Debates – Part 1

2007
Jun

YouTube mobile site launched

2007
Jun

YouTube is launched in nine countries

2007
May
First known instance of a Rickroll
Youtube Timeline Youtube Timeline at a Glance.

Youtube Timeline

2006
Oct
Acquired by Google for $1.65 B
2006
Aug

First advertising concepts launched: Participatory Video Ads

2006
Jul

100 M video views per day; 65,000 new video uploads per day

2006
May

Video responses launched

2006
Mar

Content Verification Programme launched


2005
Dec

Official site launch (8 M videos watched a day)

2005
Nov

YouTube secures first round of funding with Sequoia Capital for $3.5M

2005
Jun

YouTube enables embeds for other sites

2005
May

Beta launch of the site

2005
Apr

First video uploaded to the site

2005
Feb

Founders register domain name and begin work on site