As of August 2015, YouTube's most popular videos are made up of music videos from around the world and a handful of viral videos, such as the "Charlie Bit My Finger - Again!" video. The most popular video on YouTube is the "Gangnam Style" music video that was uploaded by Psy on July 15, 2012. As of
Steve Chen, Chad Hurley and Jawed Karim founded YouTube on Feb. 14, 2005. YouTube is a free video-sharing site that allows registered users to upload and share videos with others. In November 2006, Google purchased YouTube for $1.65 billion.
As of 2015, some musicals available on YouTube include "Harry Potter in 99 Seconds" and "Side Effects." "The Wizard of Ahhhs," "Cinderonce," "Hipster Disney Princess- The Musical" and "Burning Man: The Musical" are musicals also available on YouTube.
As of 2015, Psy’s “Gangnam Style,” Justin Bieber’s “Baby,” Katy Perry’s “Roar,” Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off” and Meghan Trainor’s “All About That Bass” are some popular songs on YouTube. Released on July 15, 2012, South Korean musician Psy’s “Gangnam Style” is one of the most popular songs on YouTu
YouTube offers free movies on its verified movies channel. YouTube created the channel in 2005, and it has over 18.5 million subscribers, as of September 2015. The channel offers free movies in a variety of genres, including comedy, drama, family, romance and world cinema.
“Groundhog Day,” “Big,” “Inglourious Basterds,” “Drive” and “American Sniper” are some popular movies on YouTube. YouTube has a vast collection of movies in its YouTube.com/movies section, which the company rolled out in 2011. The site offers free and paid/rent movies.
To create a YouTube account from the website, create a username, upload a photo, connect a social media account and choose categories for videos. Choosing settings, adding information and uploading the first video are the last steps to setting up a YouTube account.
Three types of movies are found on YouTube: movies legally uploaded by content owners, movies illegally uploaded by users, and movies available to rent or purchase. All genres of movies can be found on YouTube, including action, horror, suspense, romance, comedy and more.
As of 2014, YouTube is an official subsidiary of Google. Prior to being purchased by the much larger corporate entity of Google, YouTube operated as an independent limited liability company.
A selection of free and legally uploaded movies are available for viewing from YouTube. Along with the free movies, YouTube subscribers can rent and even buy films, according to Digital Trends.