Tumblr, a microblogging platform, announced its services for live video streaming. Tumblr does not create its own app like Facebook Live but integrates with existing services. Tumblr Partners With YouNow, YouTube, Kanvas, Upclose For Live Video Streaming. You can save the transmitted video, reblog it and notify followers when someone in their list is transmitting.
Tumblr Partners With YouNow, YouTube, Kanvas, Upclose For Live Video Streaming
The feature will allow Tumblr users to live stream video directly to their followers’ Dashboards. It will also send out push notifications when users go live or reblog a live stream. Along with the announcement comes further clarification on how the feature will work.
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Here are some features as well as some instructions to use this service:
- Share your live video content to Tumblr from YouNow, Kanvas, Upclose or YouTube.
- Your followers on Tumblr will get a push notification if you’re live or if you reblog a live video. The push notification takes them to the live video.
- Your video will be pinned in first position at the top of your followers’ dashboards on web and mobile while it’s live.
- There is a badge on every live video post that indicates the provider. When you click-through the badge on mobile, it will open the application or take you to the app store to install the app.
- If a user chooses to save the replay of their video on the live video provider app, the live video will live on their Tumblr as a regular video post. You can replay that video after the live video session concludes.