YouTube’s First Video Uploaded Five Years Ago Today

Although YouTube’s birthday is officially February 14, 2005, the first video was actually uploaded to the site exactly five years ago, on April 23, 2005. The video is entitled “Me at the zoo.” It was shot by Yakov Lapitsky and it’s only 19 seconds long, showing one of YouTube’s founders, Jawed Karim, at the San […]

Tweets Calling for Obama’s Assassination Prompt Secret Service Investigation

Two Twitter users are learning the hard way that threats against the President of the United States are taken very seriously, even when they’re just a tweet. Following last night’s passage of the healthcare reform bill, @THHEE_JAY and @Solly_Forrel expressed their frustration with the President by publishing tweets reading “ASSASSINATION! America, we survived the Assassinations […]