Google’s Youtube Launches in Ghana

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The world’s largest Video sharing website, Youtube has officially launched in Ghana with a domain name, youtube.com.gh The website is expected to feature the most popular videos in Ghana, together with those that have high views.

“We are thrilled to be launching YouTube in Ghana today”, said Estelle Akofio Sowah, Google Ghana’s Country Manager. “YouTube receives more than 3 billion views a day and has 72 hours of video uploaded every minute. It is an ideal platform for Ghanaian local video content to be more easily discovered both in Ghana and around the world. With a new local version of YouTube, it has become much easier for Ghanaians to connect with a worldwide audience”.

The website will allow users in Ghana and other parts of the world to easily find local content and relevant videos, it will also give anyone the ability to publish or share local videos online, a way of making local content more accessible to internet users and giving Ghanaians more exposure to the outside world.