5 years ago when Yakov Lapitzy pointed a video camera at his friend Jawed Karim standing in front of two elephants at the San Diego Zoo and hit the record button, he not just recorded another video but he made history which was the first video ("Me at the Zoo") to go online on YouTube,
Five years time-line of YouTube
Three former PayPal employees created YouTube in February 2005. In November 2006, YouTube was bought by Google. Its Slogan is "Broadcast Yourself".
To celebrate the occasion, YouTube added a candle in the shape of a five to its logo. Additionally, the company launched an official YouTube Five Year channel, which contains the “My YouTube Story” — a project that includes videos of people from many places describing how YouTube has changed their lives. The channel also features some of the most popular videos in the history of the site.
Video sharing website YouTube now gets more than two billion hits daily