As of 2014, YouTube reports that over 1 billion unique visitors use its website each month. Every month, over 6 billion hours of video content are watched on YouTube. Every minute, users upload 100 hours of videos to the site.
YouTube is the largest online video sharing platform. Users create accounts and upload videos. Most of the content is free; however, there are channels that charge a fee for streaming movies and showing live events.
Becoming a Youtuber is a simple process. Simply sign up for YouTube and create a personal channel, then upload videos and network with other channels to build a presence on the site and gain popularity.
Most YouTubers don't make money off of their videos, but certain popular video creators make a lot of money through ad revenue. While the actual annual income of YouTube channels varies greatly, it's certainly possible for one to generate more than $1 million a year. In 2014, even the 20th-most-popu
It's possible to watch YouTube videos on a TV by using a set-top box or a game console that runs the YouTube application. They can also connect a laptop or tablet to the TV set and watch YouTube through a Web browser.
The best way to find someone's Youtube channel is by searching directly on Youtube with the built-in search bar. The search brings up the channel you are looking for as well as videos related to the search.
Get the activation code for the YouTube application on a television by first signing in to a YouTube or Google account on the television and then visiting YouTube.com/Activate. Select the account to be used if prompted, and then enter the activation code from the YouTube application.
To watch YouTube content on a Smart TV, start the YouTube app on the TV, access the Sign In page, and find the necessary activation code. Log in with your Google account on your computer, select the desired identity, and enter the activation code in the appropriate field.
YouTube is a Google subsidiary. Chad Hurley, Steve Chen and Jawed Karim, who were former PayPal employees, originally founded YouTube in 2005. In 2006, Google bought the video-sharing site for $1.65 billion.
The pairing code to connect YouTube.com to a TV is available on youtube.com/pair. The user must have the YouTube app installed on a TV, a streaming media device or a game console to use the pairing code.