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2014-05-20 23:18:18

Toronto video production company offers insight on YouTube's impact on the world of video, looks forward to web video content's future Toronto, ON (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 On April 23, 2005, at 8:27 p.m., the first YouTube video ever was uploaded to the now-ubiquitous video hosting site. Titled "Me at the zoo," the video posted nine years ago shows YouTube co-founder Jawed Karim standing in front of the elephant exhibit at the San Diego Zoo. At 18 seconds long, the video...

YouTube Tops 4 Billion Daily Views
2012-01-24 05:37:35

YouTube has reached a milestone of over 4 billion global video views per day - the equivalent of half the world´s population watching a video every day. And they continue to grow. Beyond the daily view count, users are also uploading one hour of video every second, or 60 hours of content every minute. This is up from 2007 when they started at six hours of content per minute. By 2010 they were at 24 hours and up to 48 hours of video per minute by 2011 . YouTube puts their uploading...

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2011-03-11 12:45:00

YouTube, which can put anyone into the spotlight, is itself becoming a star, at least when it comes to hiring employees. "2010 was a bang-up year," Jeff Ferguson of YouTube human resources team said in a blog post. "And in 2011, we plan to grow the number of people working at YouTube by more than 30 percent!" Since being founded in February of 2005 by Steve Chen, Chad Hurley and Jawed Karim, YouTube has made it possible for anyone to shine in the world's spotlight. An average of 35 hours...

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2010-10-30 08:30:00

YouTube co-founder and chief executive Chad Hurley is leaving his position as head of the online video-sharing service. "For the past two years, I've taken on more of an advisory role at YouTube as Salar Kamangar has led the company's day-to-day operations," Hurley said in a statement released by YouTube on Friday."I will continue to serve as an advisor and am excited to witness the next phase of YouTube's growth."Kamangar, Google web applications vice president, is going to fill the empty...

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2010-05-17 10:45:00

YouTube has announced that the number of videos being viewed each day on its site has broken the two billion mark. "Thanks to you, our site has crossed another milestone and now exceeds over two billion views a day," YouTube team members said in a blog post. "That's nearly double the prime-time audience of all three major US television networks combined." The news came with the launch of a YouTube 5 Year channel devoted to the service's history and cultural influence. The channel...

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2010-03-18 15:20:01

Court documents unsealed Thursday in an ongoing 3-year-old copyright battle between Viacom and YouTube showed that YouTube cofounder Steve Chen warned fellow cofounder Jawed Karim to not post pirated videos on their Web site. The newly released evidence also revealed that Viacom had planned on buying YouTube before getting beat out by Google, which bought the site for $1.76 billion in 2006. The documents remained tightly sealed since the American media conglomerate Viacom sued YouTube for...

2009-11-24 06:15:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Milo.com (www.milo.com), the free Web site that enables shoppers to research online and buy local, today announced that the company has raised $4 million in Series A financing. True Ventures led the round, joined by a Who's Who of Silicon Valley, including key leadership from Mint.com, PayPal, Yelp, and YouTube. By searching the inventory systems of local stores in real time to find the products shoppers want, Milo.com combines the advantages of...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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