Google spills the truth – YouTube was a contest all along!


When you learn that YouTube was, in reality, a longstanding contest for the best video of all time, you are probably thinking April Fools. Check your calendar and it all falls into place. Those eight years of service since the Tube’s launch in 2005 were the submission period. For the next ten years the contest will be closed and a winner will be chosen amidst all the 70 hours of video that were being uploaded every minute. The jury is comprised of established movie critics and internet celebrities. No way Gangnam Style will be the winner this time!

Admittedly, Google’s April Fools video joke is worth a watch – besides the occasional chuckle, you’ll get to see heart-warming scenes of Charlie “bit my finger” and Dave “after dentist” grown up…

Source: CNET