YouTube History and Impact Quiz

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Who founded YouTube in 2005?

Jawed Karim

How much did Google buy YouTube for in 2006?

$1.65 billion

What has been a major criticism of YouTube?

Its spread of misinformation

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  • YouTube was founded on February 14, 2005 by Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, and Jawed Karim.
  • Google bought YouTube for $1.65 billion in October 2006.
  • YouTube is a video sharing and social media platform with over 2.5 billion monthly users.
  • YouTube allows users to upload, share, and view videos.
  • YouTube has had a significant social impact on popular culture, internet trends, and the creation of multimillionaire celebrities.
  • Despite its growth and success, YouTube has been widely criticized for its numerous negative effects, including the spread of misinformation, copyright violations, and endangerment of child safety.

Test your knowledge about the history and influence of YouTube with this quiz. Learn about the founders, acquisition by Google, user statistics, and societal impact of the popular video platform.

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