Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, Jawed Karim: You Tube Creators
Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, Jawed Karim: You Tube Creators

Series: Innovators   

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Annotation: Describes the creation of YouTube, an online video sharing platform, by its three designers, and how they have changed how media is shared over the Internet.
Genre: Biographies
Catalog Number: #3940016
Format: Library Binding
No other formats available
Publisher: KidHaven Press
Copyright Date: 2009
Edition Date: 2009
Pages: 48 pages
Availability: Available
ISBN: 0-7377-4270-4
ISBN 13: 978-0-7377-4270-1
Dewey: 920
LCCN: 2008029079
Dimensions: 24 cm.
Language: English
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Bibliography Index/Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 44) and index.
Reading Level: 6.0
Interest Level: 4-7

Author Katy S. Duffield explores the life and achievements of Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim, who are the three young men responsible for the creation of YouTube. YouTube, which is on everyone's lips and a favorite place to spend hours on the Internet, provides users with a fast, simple way to upload and share videos they have created. These creative role models offer meaningful lessons in the real-world importance of imagination and persistence.

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