What Was YOUR First YouTube Video?
Today marks the 13th anniversary of the first-ever YouTube video getting posted.
It feels like YouTube has been around FOREVER. Longer than 13 years!
So what WAS the first video ever posted to YouTube? Let’s take a look.
Yep, that’s it, an 18-second clip of one of the co-founders standing in front of an elephant
pen at the San Diego Zoo. Fittingly, it’s called “Me at the Zoo”
I know – riveting, but imagine being one of the founders and making the mad cash
less than two years later when Google bought YouTube for $1.65 billion in 2006.
The most-watched video of all time would be the Despacito video with over 5 billion hits.
The most disliked YouTube video of all time, meaning that it has the most ‘thumbs-down’ votes,
goes to the music video for Baby by Justin Bieber. It has 8.9 million dislikes. HAH!
Have YOU ever posted a video to YouTube?
What was your first video?
How long ago did YOU post it?
My first video, as it turns out, was a two parter of my brother and I splitting a scorpion in half,
from a bottle of mescal from Mexico – given to me by a listener named Anita- and eating
said scorpion while my cousin narrated…