25 Facts About YouTube You Didn’t Know

#10 – The Reason YouTube was Founded

We already found out who founded YouTube, but we will repeat that again because you must know the names of people who enabled you hours and hours of entertainment. YouTube was founded by three best friends and former Paypal employees, Chad Hurley, Steven Chen, and Jawed Karim.

Now, these guys must have had a reason to found YouTube, didn’t they? Well, Chad, Steven, and Jawed had a banal reason for founding YouTube. It all started one night when they couldn’t attach a video to an email so they decided to make a website through which they would be able to share videos with friends and family.