WATCH: The World’s First YouTube Video – It Isn’t a Singer

YouTube has been a platform of entertainment for 10 years now. Its videos have launched the careers of many and have even been the conversation starter at many dinner tables.They have made us laugh and they have made us cry. The question is though, what is the video that started it all? Well we decided to do a little digging.

While it may not be the video with the most views, it is the world’s first YouTube video. The video was put on the site┬áby Jawed and it is the only video uploaded by that user.

Within its running time of 18 seconds you can see a young man at the zoo. He is standing in front of an elephant exhibit, talking about the animals long trunk. Yup, that is it. Take a look for yourself and let us know what you think of the video below. By the way it has over 24 million views!

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