9781617148132

Youtube: The Company and Its Founders

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  • ISBN13:

    9781617148132

  • ISBN10:

    161714813X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2011
  • Publisher: Abdo Group
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Summary

This title examines the remarkable lives of Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger and their work building the groundbreaking company Wikipedia. Readers will learn about Wales and Sanger's backgrounds and education, as well as their early careers. Also covered is a look at how Wikipedia operates and issues the company faces, such as establishing reliability, developing international sites, and dealing with abusive users. Color photos, detailed maps, and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-read, compelling text. Features include a timeline, facts, additional resources, web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Technology Pioneers is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Table of Contents

The Wedding Viewed Worldwidep. 6
Steven Chenp. 16
Chad Hurleyp. 24
Jawed Karimp. 32
Meeting at PayPalp. 40
˘Broadcast Yourself÷p. 46
Social Impactp. 56
Sold!p. 66
New Owner, Same YouTubep. 78
Politics, Pop Music, and Beyondp. 88
Timelinep. 96
Essential Factsp. 100
Glossaryp. 102
Additional Resourcesp. 104
Source Notesp. 106
Indexp. 110
About the Authorp. 112
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