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What was the subject of the first video ever posted on YouTube?

a. A homemade animation

b. Monty Python’s “Dead Parrot” skit

c. A trip to the zoo

d. Kittens

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Answer: The first video on YouTube was uploaded by Jawed Karim, one of YouTube’s three founders, April 23, 2005. It is titled "Me at zoo," lasts 19 seconds and shows Karim at the San Diego Zoo talking about the elephants. There are hundreds of millions of videos now available on YouTube (some even in 3-D), but the original can still be viewed.

Posted on Aug 25, 2011 at 9:39 AM


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