11 May 2013 - 15 May 2022
Founded in February 2005, YouTube allows billions of people to discover, watch and share originally-created videos. YouTube provides a forum for people to connect, inform, and inspire others across the globe and acts as a distribution platform for original content creators and advertisers large and small.
We've put together a step-by-step guide to get you started on YouTube.
Read up on our guidelines for participating in the YouTube community.
Guidelines for using the YouTube name and logo.
Find contact information for our various departments.
Want to work at YouTube? Check out our careers page to hear from current employees and find available positions.
Sunglasses, T-shirts, backpacks—we've got a whole online store filled with YouTube merchandise for your purchasing pleasure.