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YouTube 4 You by Michael Miller

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1. Welcome to YouTube

You've been there. You've seen it. You know that YouTube is hot—because it's cool. That's why you like it.

But what makes YouTube so cool—and so hot? It's all about videos, and about sharing them.

YouTube—Video Sharing 4 Everyone

YouTube's motto is "Broadcast Yourself." (It's there in the logo, as you can see in Figure 1.1.) Technically, that means YouTube is a video sharing site that lets users upload and view all sorts of video clips online. The site has become a repository for literally millions of movie clips, TV clips (both current and classic), music videos, and home videos. The most popular YouTube videos quickly become "viral," getting passed around from email to email and linked to from other sites and blogs on ...

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