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YouTube hits 2bn daily downloads

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File-sharing website YouTube has announced that it gets over two billion hits daily.

The first video ever posted to YouTube was in 2005 by the co-founder Jawed Karim.

The 19 second clip shows him talking to the camera at a zoo, and can still be viewed online today.

Video courtesy of YouTube

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