A co-founder of internet giant You Tube is sharing his
Dunedin experience with the world.
The video-sharing website was founded by Chad Hurley, Steve
Chen, and Jawed Karim, and later sold to Google for $US1.65
billion ($NZ1.91 billion) in November 2006.
Mr Hurley and Mr Chen have since set up the company AVOS,
which has offices in California, Beijing and Dunedin.
''At AVOS we are building a common technology platform to
help developers create fun and beautiful apps faster than
ever,'' the website notes.
Mr Hurley, who did not respond to a request for an interview,
posted pictures of himself in Dunedin last week.
On the social media site Twitter he tweeted pictures of the
AVOS Princes St location, ''Chilling at the New Zealand
office!'' and of the Dunedin Railway Station, ''Train to
The internet mogul also tweeted to his 541,000 followers
pictures of Baldwin St, and two pictures from Moeraki,
including one of himself on a Moeraki boulder.
The holiday snaps are in esteemed company, with recent
pictures shared by Mr Hurley including a lunch date at the
White House, at an Oscars after party, and with basketball
star Michael Jordan.