Why YouTube is called YouTube?

YouTube Original Name

The original name of YouTube was "Tune In, Hook Up."

Domain Name

The domain name "youtube.com" was activated on feburary 14, 2005.

Meaning Of Youtube

The name “YouTube” is actually pretty straightforward. 


The "You" represents that the content generated is for the users and created by the individual users.


The "Tube" is an original older term means television.


When TVs were new, monitor used cathode ray tubes to produce images.

First Youtuber

Jawed Karim was the first youtuber who was also a founder of YouTube.