Watch "Me at the zoo", the first video ever uploaded to YouTube

"Me at the zoo" is the first video to have been uploaded to the popular video-sharing website YouTube. The 19 second video was first uploaded by the site's co-founder Jawed Karim on April 23 2005.

According to Wikipedia, the short clip was shot by Yakov Lapitsky at the San Diego Zoo in California.

10 most popular videos on YouTube in 2015

According to the Billboard website, the videos below are the most viewed videos to date on Youtube.

1. "Gangnam Style" by Psy

With over 2.2 billion views since its release on July 15 2012, the video by the Korean rapper, Psy, holds the record for the most watched video ever on YouTube.

2. "Baby" by Justin Bieber

Since the debut song was released in 2010, the video has had in over 1.1 billion views.

3. "Party Rock Anthem" by LMFAO ft. Lauren Bennett and GoonRock

The video for the "Party Rock Anthem" has raked over 818.7 million views since its release on March 8, 2011.

4. "Dark Horse" by Katy Perry ft. Juicy J

Released in early 2014, the video has reached over 819.6 million views.

5. "Charlie bit my finger - again" by Harry and Charlie Davies-Carr

The home video pf the Carr brothers became went viral when their parents uploaded it to YouTube on May 22, 2007. Since then, the video has pulled more than 811 million views.

6. "Love the way you lie" by Eminem ft. Rihanna

This collaboration has reached more than 811 million views since its release in 2010.

7. "On the floor" by Jennifer Lopez ft. Pitbull

Released in 2011, this song and has since garnered over 809 million views.

8. Waka Waka (This Time for Africa) by Shakira ft. Freshlyground

The song, known as the official 2010 FIFA World Cup song, has gathered over 806.6 million views.

9. "Roar" by Katy Perry

Perry's second spot on the list is earned for this video with over 800.3 million views since its release in 2013.

10. "Gentlemen" by Psy

Psy also secures his second spot on the list with his follow-up single that has amassed over 796.5 million views since its release on April 13, 2013.


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