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This article was published on August 31, 2009

The First Video Uploaded to YouTube

The First Video Uploaded to YouTube
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Former CEO of The Next Web. A fan of startups, entrepreneurship, getting things done faster, penning the occasional blog post, taking photos Former CEO of The Next Web. A fan of startups, entrepreneurship, getting things done faster, penning the occasional blog post, taking photos, designing, listening to good music and making lurrrve.

Should you be interested, the first video uploaded to YouTube was entitled “Me at the zoo”, and shows founder Jawed Karim at San Diego Zoo.

The video was uploaded on April 23, 2005 and thankfully is still available for the world to see today. While clearly not the most fascinating of videos, it is pretty remarkable how integral YouTube has become in such a short space of time. Today, not five years later, every minute, ten hours of video is uploaded to YouTube.

Now, time you learned a little about elephants:
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jNQXAC9IVRw[/youtube]