Founded in February 2005, YouTube allows billions of people to discover, watch and share originally-created videos. YouTube provides a forum for people to connect, inform, and inspire others across the globe and acts as a distribution platform for original content creators and advertisers large and small. See our company timeline for more information on our company history.
We've put together a step-by-step guide to get you started on YouTube.
A list of the essential YouTube tools and features that help you view, discover, share, personalize, and upload videos.
Read up on our guidelines for participating in the YouTube community.
Find contact information for our various departments.
Want to work at YouTube? Check out our careers page to hear from current employees and find available positions.
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