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2005–2011 2011–2013 2013–2015 2015–2017 2017–present
2005–2011 2011–2013 2013–2015 2015–2017 2017–present


YouTube logo 2005.svg
Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Alternate Gothic
Launched:  February 14, 2005

YouTube's first and currently longest-used logo consisted of the site's name in the Alternate Gothic typeface, with the word "Tube" being placed inside a red rounded rectangle, representing a television.

In October 2006, Google announced that it had acquired YouTube for $1.65 billion in stock, which was finalized on November 13 of that year.


YouTube Logo.svg
Designer:  Rebecca Garza-Bortman
Typography:  Alternate Gothic
Launched:  November 30, 2011

This modification of the YouTube logo was introduced in July 2011 as a part of the Cosmic Panda experiment, and it officially became the new logo a few months later. It has the red square in a darker color this time. Also, in late November 2012, the slogan "Broadcast Yourself" was retired. This logo first appeared on the website as of November 30, 2011 when YouTube launched a new version of the site interface, with the video channels displayed in a central column on the home page, similar to the news feeds of social networking sites. This logo was still used on the "Add video to playlist" screen until 2020.

  • [1] - Rebecca Garza-Bortman


YouTube logo 2013.svg
Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Alternate Gothic
Launched:  December 19, 2013

On December 19, 2013, the red rectangle was made lighter in color. Also, the word "You" was made more black and the shadow behind the word "Tube" was removed. This redesign may have been made to be in line with Google's redesigned 2013 logo.


YouTube logo 2015.svg
Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Alternate Gothic
Launched:  October 13, 2015

On October 13, 2015, the gradients were completely removed from the logo to coincide with the launch of its paid subscription service YouTube Red (now YouTube Premium). This redesign may have also been made to be in line with Google's new logo and its Material Design language.


YouTube logo 2017.svg
Designer:  Saffron Brand Consultants
In-house team
Typography:  YouTube New (logo, custom-designed)
Based on Alternate Gothic

YouTube Sans (brand, custom-designed)
Launched:  August 29, 2017

On August 29, 2017, YouTube launched its most significant logo update yet, consisting of the wordmark in "almost black" (#282828) and a slightly modified typeface (named "YouTube New") placed to the right of YouTube's previously redesigned universal icon, the play button, whose color is now pure red (#FF0000). The logo change is based around the its play button emblem. YouTube also made a design language called "Polymer" combusting with Material Design followed by the logo.

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