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YouTube logo 2005 YouTube Logo YouTube logo 2013 YouTube logo 2015 YouTube logo 2017
2005–2011 2011–2013 2013–2015 2015–2017 2017–present


2005–2011

YouTube logo 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. This logo is still being used on some pages.

2011–2013

YouTube Logo

This modification of the YouTube logo was introduced in July 2011 as a part of the Cosmic Panda experiment. It officially became the new logo a few months later. It has the red rectangle in a darker color this time. Also, starting in late November 2012, the slogan "Broadcast Yourself" was retired.

2013–2015

YouTube logo 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 is still used as a secondary logo.

2015–2017

YouTube logo 2015

YouTube's logo became purely two-dimensional in October 2015, with the introduction of its paid subscription service YouTube Red. This redesign may have also been made to be in line with Google's "Material Design" design language.

2017–present

YouTube logo 2017

On August 29, 2017, YouTube launched its most significant logo update yet, dropping the original logo design for the first time ever after 12 years, consisting of the wordmark in "almost black" (#282828) and a slightly modified typeface placed to the right of YouTube's priorly redesigned universal icon, the play button, whose color is now pure red (#FF0000). The logo change accompanies a set of new experiments YouTube is set to roll out over the next few months.

Yoodles

Main article: YouTube Yoodles

Much like Google with their Doodles, YouTube occasionally changes their default logo to a stylized one with relevance to a certain date on various days throughout the year. These special logos are sometimes called "Yoodles".

Icons

2005–2009

YouTube Favicon 2005

2009–2011

YouTube Favicon 2009

2011–2013

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2013–2015

YT Icon 2015

2015–2017

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2017–present

Yt icon 2017

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