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Me at the zoo adalah video pertama yang diunggah ke YouTube. Video ini diunggah pukul 20:27 hari Sabtu, 23 April 2005 oleh Jawed Karim, salah satu pendiri situs ini, dengan nama pengguna "jawed".[1][2][3][4][5] The Observer menyebut video ini "berkualitas rendah". Video tersebut direkam oleh Yakov Lapitsky di San Diego Zoo dan menampilkan Karim di depan gajah. Ia di situ menjelaskan betapa menariknya "belalai [gajah] yang sangat, sangat, sangat panjang". Video ini berdurasi 19 detik.[6][7]

Me at the zoo
PemeranJawed Karim
NaratorJawed Karim
SinematografiYakov Lapitsky
DistributorYouTube
Tanggal rilis
  • 23 April 2005 (2005-04-23)
Durasi
19 detik
NegaraAmerika Serikat
BahasaInggris

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Los Angeles Times menulis, "sebagai video pertama yang diunggah ke YouTube, video ini memainkan peran utama dalam mengubah cara orang-orang mengonsumsi media dan membantu menciptakan era keemasan video berdurasi 60 detik."[2] Hingga Februari 2013, video ini telah ditonton oleh lebih dari 10 juta kali.[8]

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  1. ^ Geoghegan, Tom (2011-03-21). "Twitter, telegram and e-mail: Famous first lines" (dalam bahasa British English). London, England, UK: BBC News. Diarsipkan dari versi asli tanggal 2011-04-29. Diakses tanggal 2011-04-29. 
  2. ^ a b Pham, Alex (2010-05-17). "YouTube turns 5, can't wait to grow up". Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California, USA: Eddy Hartenstein. ISSN 0458-3035. OCLC 3638237. Diarsipkan dari versi asli tanggal 2011-04-20. Diakses tanggal 2011-04-20. Born as a clearinghouse for quick, quirky homemade videos, the site now seeks to add more professional — and profitable — content. 
  3. ^ Hartley, Matt (19 February 2010). "Ten of YouTube's most influential videos". Canwest. 
  4. ^ McGuinness, Ross (15 April 2010). "Elephants to Gaga". Metro. hlm. 34. IT began with a spectacularly ordinary 19-second clip of man at the zoo, watching some elephants... It has been viewed almost 2million times. 
  5. ^ Meltzer, Tom; Phillips, Sarah (23 October 2009). "G2: A First Time For Everything". The Guardian (London). hlm. 14. "Me at the zoo" is a man called Karim's 18-second long report from the elephant enclosure at San Diego zoo... But its historical significance means that it has had well over a million hits so far. 
  6. ^ Hoby, Hermione; Tom Lamont (2011-04-11). "How YouTube made superstars out of everyday people". The Observer (dalam bahasa British English). Kings Place, London, England, UK: Guardian Media Group. ISSN 0029-7712. OCLC 50230244. Diarsipkan dari versi asli tanggal 2011-05-01. Diakses tanggal 2011-05-01. A girl in red hotpants helped elect a US president, a British pensioner became everyone's favourite grandad. In just five years, the YouTube website has invented a new kind of celebrity 
  7. ^ Heffernan, Virginia (September 6, 2009). "Uploading the Avant-Garde". The New York Times. Diakses tanggal 2011-04-04. The first video on YouTube was uploaded at 8:27 p.m. on Saturday, April 23, 2005. It’s called “Me at the Zoo,” and it features the musings of Jawed Karim, one of the site’s founders, as elephants nose around in hay behind him. 
  8. ^ Karim, Jawed (2005-04-23). "Me at the zoo". San Diego Zoo, San Diego, California, USA: YouTube. Diakses tanggal 2012-06-21. 

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