The video starred several YouTube celebrities, including Antoine Dodson. , YouTube accepts videos that are uploaded in most container formats, including AVI, MP4, MPEG-PS, QuickTime File Format and FLV. ", "YouTube Finally Fixed This Annoying Feature", "YouTube will add information from Wikipedia to videos about conspiracies", "YouTube Flags Notre-Dame Fire as 9/11 Conspiracy, Says System Made 'Wrong Call, "YouTube discriminates against LGBT content by unfairly culling it, suit alleges", "Content Moderator Exposed to Child Assault and Animal Torture Sues YouTube", "Former YouTube content moderator sues the company after developing symptoms of PTSD", "Former YouTube content moderator describes horrors of the job in new lawsuit", "YouTube terminates 'pick-up artists' channels", "The disturbing YouTube videos that are tricking children", "YouTube responds to complaints that its Restricted Mode censors LGBT videos", "Facebook and YouTube blocked by paranoid corporations at their own peril", "US Military Bans YouTube, Amazon and 11 Other Websites to Free Up Bandwidth for Japan Crisis", "YouTube Finds a Way Off Schools' Banned List", "Uzbekistan has blocked YouTube social network", "Маҳаллий ОАВ: Ўзбекистонда Facebook ва YouTube яна ўчириб қўйилди", "YouTube Blocked in Turkey Amid High-Level Intelligence Leak", "Turkey moves to block YouTube access after 'audio leak, "Pakistan web users get round YouTube ban", "Pakistan blocks access to YouTube in internet crackdown", "YouTube ban lifted by Pakistan authorities", Pakistan ban on YouTube stays even after one year, "Watchdog urges Libya to stop blocking websites", "Afghanistan to unblock YouTube – Afghanistan Times", "Afghanistan bans YouTube to block anti-Muslim film", "YouTube blocked in Bangladesh over Prophet Mohamed video", "Pakistan, Bangladesh Block YouTube Amid Islam Film Protests", "YouTube restricts video access over Libyan violence".  In the wake of the controversy, the service reported that they had deleted over 400 channels and tens of millions of comments, and reported the offending users to law enforcement and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.  Despite the guidelines, YouTube has faced criticism from news sources for retaining content in violation of these guidelines.  Videos of the 2.5% of artists categorized as "mega", "mainstream" and "mid-sized" received 90.3% of the relevant views on YouTube and Vevo in that year.  The mobile version is also available as an app for the Android platform.  On May 22, 2018, the music streaming platform named "YouTube Music" was launched.  Based on reported quarterly advertising revenue, YouTube is estimated to have US$15 billion in annual revenues.
 When this occurs, the content owner has the choice of blocking the video to make it unviewable, tracking the viewing statistics of the video, or adding advertisements to the video. , Karim said the inspiration for YouTube first came from Janet Jackson's role in 2004 Super Bowl incident when her breast was exposed during her performance, and later from the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. In 2006, Time praised Web 2.0 for enabling "community and collaboration on a scale never seen before", and added that YouTube "harnesses the stupidity of crowds as well as its wisdom.  In June 2007, YouTube added an option to watch videos in 3GP format on mobile phones. I stream sometimes and also I make videos! ", “YouTube rolls out redesigned ‘One Channel’ layout to all users”, "YouTube launches pay-to-watch subscription channels", "YouTube providers could begin charging fees this week", "Google taps longtime executive Wojcicki to head YouTube", "YouTube announces plans for a subscription music service", "Hands on With "YouTube Kids," Google's Newly Launched, Child-Friendly YouTube App", "Google launches YouTube Gaming to challenge Amazon-owned Twitch", "Google wants you to pay $9.99 per month for ad-free YouTube", "Exclusive: An inside look at the new ad-free YouTube Red", "YouTube Music isn't perfect, but it's still heaven for music nerds", "YouTube expansion in San Bruno signals big push by video site", "YouTube has a new look and, for the first time, a new logo", "YouTube shooting: Suspect visited shooting range before attack", "Google announces YouTube Music and YouTube Premium", "YouTube launches new gaming destination, admits that the separate app was a bust", "YouTube App For The Nintendo 3DS Will Be Shutting Down In September", "Netflix and YouTube are slowing down in Europe to keep the internet from breaking", "YouTube is reducing the quality of videos for the next month — and it's because increased traffic amid the coronavirus outbreak is straining internet bandwidth", "Watch this YouTube Video without the Flash Player", "HTML5 YouTube viewer: close, but not quite there", "Google tries freeing Web video with WebM", "Streaming Media and RTOS: MPEG-DASH Support in Youtube", "YouTube caps video lengths to reduce infringement", "YouTube bumps video limit to 15 minutes", "YouTube Will Discontinue Community Captions Feature in September", "A look into YouTube's video file anatomy", "The quest for a new video codec in Flash 8", "Adobe Flash Video File Format Specification Version 10.1", "Market Demand for Sorenson Media's Sorenson Spark Video Decoder Expands Sharply", "YouTube videos go HD with a simple hack", "What's bigger than 1080p? , All YouTube users can upload videos up to 15 minutes each in duration.  According to analytics specialist SocialBlade, it earned up to £8.7 million annually prior to its deletion. , YouTube originally offered videos at only one quality level, displayed at a resolution of 320×240 pixels using the Sorenson Spark codec (a variant of H.263), with mono MP3 audio. It also purports that requests for extremely graphic content to be blurred, reduced in size or made monochrome, per recommendations from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, were rejected by YouTube as not a high priority for the company. YouTube's decision not to include a "mixed audience" as a third option has been criticized, since this option would alleviate content creator concerns.  Prior to the release, several creators had been consulted to suggest tools Community could incorporate that they would find useful; these YouTubers included Vlogbrothers, AsapScience, Lilly Singh, The Game Theorists, Karmin, The Key of Awesome, The Kloons, Peter Hollens, Rosianna Halse Rojas, Sam Tsui, Threadbanger and Vsauce3.  In 2012, clicking on the image of a DVD next to the site logo led to a video about a purported option to order every YouTube video for home delivery on DVD.  These revenues accounted for approximately 20 million subscribers combined between YouTube Premium and YouTube Music subscriptions, and 2 million subscribers to YouTube TV.  These tests had relied on technology from 3rd-party partners, but in September 2010, YouTube began testing its own live streaming infrastructure.  Hurley and Chen said that the original idea for YouTube was a video version of an online dating service, and had been influenced by the website Hot or Not. Juvenile, aggressive, misspelled, sexist, homophobic, swinging from raging at the contents of a video to providing a pointlessly detailed description followed by a LOL, YouTube comments are a hotbed of infantile debate and unashamed ignorance—with the occasional burst of wit shining through.
 Despite eventually being taken down, these duplicate uploads of the skit helped popularize YouTube's reach and led to the upload of further third-party content.  In 2012, YouTube's revenue from its ads program was estimated at $3.7 billion.