YouTube: Its History and Impact on the Internet

Posted on 10/5/2019 12:04:29 PM

“YouTube was founded on Valentine's Day in 2005. It was the brainchild of Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim, who were all former employees of Paypal. It began as an angel-funded enterprise that started out in a makeshift office, in a garage. Chad Hurley studied design at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania prior to joining Ebay's PayPal division after graduating in 1999. At Paypal, he primarily focused on the UX of their interface. ”

—“YouTube: Its History and Impact on the Internet,”
Interesting Engineering, Oct. 6, 2019