Youtube is rolling out a live streaming feature for it’s users. Now their popular users who have more than 10000 followers can make live videos and upload fro their fans. This feature was previously introduced by Facebook with a slight difference that they made it open for anyone using Facebook. YouTube Launched Mobile Live Streaming Feature Along With Paid Chat Options.
Live videos feature is getting viral on social platforms adding competition between different social websites. Now firms compete to live stream sports events or some exclusive videos from famous events such as Oscar and other awards.
YouTube Launched Mobile Live Streaming Feature Along With Paid Chat Options
This feature will not only make people more popular but also will help them make money. The fan who wants to watch live video, will have to purchase chat messages which are highlighted in dark colors to be visible. They will stay on the top of the chat videos for consecutive five hours.
YouTube was already showing live streaming videos on its website since 2011 however creators could only launch broadcasts from the web. Facebook Live offers streaming video in real time from 2015 but doesn’t offer any similar monetization mechanisms yet.
Users can purchase Super Chat messages Via Google accounts which allows payments from credit & debit cards
Few weeks back YouTube, one of the old player in this area, has come up with an interesting feature of “Super Chat”. The super chat feature is available in more than 20 countries including Pakistan, Germany, Canada and U.S etc. This feature can be used by users having 1000 subscribers at least.
How to Live Stream from YouTube Mobile App
To live stream from YouTube mobile App, user simply has to press the capture button and they go live. The videos that are streamed have same particular features as that of regular videos available on YouTube.
It also has the ability to be searched and accessed from playlists. Now Pakistani artists can monetize their YouTube content as they have thousands of fans.
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