The first-ever YouTube clip is brief and features company co-founder Jawed Karin at the San Diego Zoo

By Laura Lane
April 28, 2015 07:40 PM

Time flies when you’re having fun watching videos of animals avoiding baths, babies laughing at paper or little kids professing their love of turtles or getting their finger bitten by a baby named Charlie.

It’s incredible to think that 10 years ago this week the very first YouTube video was uploaded. It was on April 23, 2005, that a simple 18-second video titled “Me at the zoo” was posted by YouTube co-founder Jawed Karin. The rest is internet history.

It’s hard to imagine life without YouTube. Tosh.0 wouldn’t exist, there would be no Justin Bieber and without a doubt, we would all be more productive at work.

Keep it up, YouTube!

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