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    What Made YouTube Successful?

    Chris Pirillo

    by Chris Pirillo


    Avrgboy, a member of the LockerGnome community at large, asked: "What made YouTube successful?"

    YouTube is an incredibly powerful media tool. By allowing everyone to upload and share video content over the Internet for free, they've become the leading force in web-based media. After being bought out by Google in 2006, YouTube has continued to grow to become one of the top ten sites in the world.

    What do you think has helped make YouTube so successful?