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YouTube Changes Over 9 Years

YouTube looks great as is, but it hasn't always been so appealing. Take a look at these 9 images over the past 9 years. The design has changed quite a bit.

2005 (August)

Very basic. The images don’t even load… ;)

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2006 (July)

 

Ah. Thumbnails!


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2007 (July)

 

Bubble menus show up here.

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2008 (June)


You can refine your search a bit.

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2009 (June)


Some minor design improvements.

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2010 (June)


Recommendations based on history are presented.

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2011 (June)

 

Spotlight videos are now on the side.

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2012 (June)

 

A nice menu to the left.

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2013 (August)

And boom! We’re here. Fun ride, yeah?

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Now take a look at how Google's website has changed over a span of 15 years.