Tech Trivia

Blog archive

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

Scroll down for the answer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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


Featured

  • Workforce
    Shutterstock image 1658927440 By Deliris masks in office coronavirus covid19

    White House orders federal contractors vaccinated by Dec. 8

    New COVID-19 guidance directs federal contractors and subcontractors to make sure their employees are vaccinated — the latest in a series of new vaccine requirements the White House has been rolling out in recent weeks.

  • FCW Perspectives
    remote workers (elenabsl/Shutterstock.com)

    Post-pandemic IT leadership

    The rush to maximum telework did more than showcase the importance of IT -- it also forced them to rethink their own operations.

Stay Connected