Google Style April Fools’ Day: YouTube Closed for 10 Years


The company Google, which was bought in 2006. YouTube, announced the closure of the popular video sharing for ten years. As per resources, the audience recently reached 1 billion, and after the closure, users can not until Year 2023.

On the eve of the official YouTube blog announcement appeared, in which the company noted that for eight years, they finally accumulated enough material. The next 10 years of service administration intends to choose the best spot.

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At the same time the video clip Psy Gangnam Style, who scored a record 1.5 billion views, a chance to win is the same as and amateur clip with 40 views, said company CEO Salar Kamangar.

Winner is promised a $ 500 for a new video and MP3-player. Ordinary users are called, as soon as possible to view all of their favorite video portal are not yet closed, and all the materials are not removed. However, we should not forget that day, April Fools’ Day, and the Internet giant Google, probably decided to play the users of the resources.

Recall, March 21, the company announced that monthly audience of popular video hosting YouTube reached 1 billion people. According to the resource, such figures indicate that one in seven people on the planet actually visiting YouTube.

“If we were a country, we would have ranked third in the number of population in the world after China and India” – the company said in a blog post.

The project was launched in 2005, and a year after the successful launch has already been acquired by Google for $ 1.65 billion. To date, YouTube, being the most popular video hosting in the world, is also one of the most visited sites. And according to the ranking Alexa, it resides in attendance just behind only Google and Facebook.