April 23 marks the 10-year anniversary of first video uploaded on YouTube

Thursday marks the 10-year anniversary of the first video uploaded on sharing site YouTube. The person who uploaded it is Jawed Karim, co-founder of YouTube whose net worth is around US$140 million (S$189 million).

His 18-second video is about elephants that he saw at the zoo. It has been viewed almost 20 million times since April 23, 2005.

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