Youtube is currently owned by Google, and it is the second most visited website, after Google Search. YouTube has more than 2.5 billion monthly users.
YouTube is an American online video sharing and social media platform, it allows users to upload, view, and share videos, including movies.
Coming to its founders, Youtube Founders are Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim, These three had the idea that ordinary people would enjoy sharing their “home videos.
Youtube's key persons are Susan Wojcicki and Chad Hurley. Susan is the Chief executive officer of Youtube, and Chad is the advisor of Youtube.
Larry Page and Sergey Brin together have 51% of the voting power. Youtube's most prominent institutional shareholders are BlackRock, Fidelity, and the Vanguard Group.
In the second quarter of 2022, its revenue growth is estimated at $7.3 billion, YouTube’s Net worth is approximately estimated to be over US$180 billion this year.
2006 was the year when YouTube was bought by Google for $1.65 billion. Google's ownership of YouTube expanded the site's business model.
Google announced in 2006 that it had acquired YouTube for $1.65 billion in Google stock, since the Youtube purchase by Google, it has expanded beyond the core website into mobile apps.
According to ComScore in 2010, the company had reached a market share of around 43% and more than 14 billion views of videos. At that time the company experienced rapid growth.