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6 ways to get the most out of YouTube

Registered 15 years ago, the YouTube domain is full of content. Here is how you can up your YouTube game

Exactly 15 years ago, on Valentine's Day, the YouTube domain was registered by its three founders - Steve Chen, Chad Hurley and Jawed Karim - who were then working at PayPal.

The first YouTube video, an 18-second clip called "Me at the Zoo", was uploaded by Mr Karim at the San Diego Zoo on April 23, 2005. It has been viewed 81 million times so far.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 29, 2020, with the headline '6 ways to get the most out of YouTube'. Subscribe