You Tube is a video sharing website. It is now been overtaken by google it was formed by three former PayPal employees. You Tube was formed in the year 2005. It was taken over by google in the year two thousand and six for a whopping 1.65 billion US dollars. The site allows users to upload, share and view other uploaded videos. The viewers can upload movies, video clips, home videos and other such viewable material. Some of the videos might hold offensive contents and they are available to registered users only above eighteen years of age.
You tube also has a You Tube Red version which is the paid version minus the advertisements. The videos can be downloaded too. Recently this you tube service of downloading the videos and watching them offline has been started on the main you tube channel as well. You tube is also famous for some of the best April fool pranks which have now become tradition of sorts over the years. They release videos that go viral on the April fool’s day just to prank people. They are so good that most of the time, people fall prey to these pranks.
You tube has had a deep social impact all over the world. It has given that one right- the freedom to express- a new height. Earlier people were dependent on big production houses to broadcast their views and opinion. Now with this simple and user friendly website, people can share their thoughts, views and experiences with the entire world.