YouTube: The $1.65 Billion Timeline

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By Dylan Comment

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A timeline that may or may not make you angry:

  • January 2005: YouTube housed in a Menlo Park garage.

  • May 2005: YouTube site “up-and-running.”
  • December 2005: Official launch.
  • August 2006: Co-founder Chad Hurley tells Charlie Rose he sees YouTube “building the next generation platform to serve media worldwide.”
  • October 2006: Google buys YouTube for $1.65 billion.
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  • GoogTube, Officially: Google Buys YouTube For $1.65 Billion
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