The video “Me at the zoo” is the first video ever to be uploaded on YouTube. The video was uploaded at 8:27 pm on Saturday, April 23, 2005, by one of the co-founders of the site – Jawed Karim(Username: Jawed).
The complete video is 18 seconds long. The video was filmed by Yakov Lapitsky at the San Diego Zoo. Here in the video, Karim stands in front of the elephants, clearing up how fascinating their “really, really long trunks” are.