This Was YouTube's First Video


Sun, May 2nd, 2010 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

Here's a little bit of Internet history for you: if you have ever wondered what the first video posted on YouTube was, look no further. This 19 second long video, titled "Me at the Zoo" was shot by Yakov Lapitsky at the San Diego Zoo an shows one of YouTube's original founders, Jawed Karim. This video isn't much to look at now, but five years ago was the first humble step into what eventually became one of the most popular stops on the Internet.




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