The “Me at the zoo” is the first-ever video that was uploaded to YouTube. It was uploaded on April 23, 2005, at 20:27:12 PDT (April 24, 2005, at 3:27:12 UTC) by the site’s co-founder Jawed Karim, with the username “jawed” and recorded by his high school friend Yakov Lapitsky. On the same day, he created an account on YouTube.

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