Student Creates YouTube Instant and Gets Job Offer Via Twitter
Want to capture the attention of YouTube Ceo Chad Hurley and get a job offer via Twitter? Just do what Stanford University student Feross Aboukhadijeh did. Come up with a great idea and share it with your Twitter friends.
The launch of Google Instant started the wheels turning in Aboukhadijeh’s head and it didn’t take him long to write the code for YouTube Instant. Aboukhadijeh, who is known on Twitter as FreeTheFeross!, announced it with a tweet. Word spread quickly and YouTube Instant caught the attention of Chad Hurley who tweeted Aboukhadijeh asking if he’d like a job. Aboukhadijeh already has a job. He’s a Facebook intern.
Try out YouTube Instant yourself if you have time to kill. Just type a word in the search box and videos will begin to play. Be warned though that the site needs a little work. Once the video begins, the only way to stop it is to close the page. But despite the need for the tweaking, it’s easy to see that this young man is going to go far.