YouTube launches live video functionality on mobile devices
YouTube, the online video platform, today announced through its official blog one new feature to stream live video from mobile devices . The application will be officially launched for channels with more than 10,000 subscribers and promise that will soon be available for others .
Until now it was only available on your website
YouTube has offered live video broadcast since 2011 , but yes, only from your website. From now on , the creators of portal content, can use the YouTube app for it . Only have to press the button " capture " and broadcast the video will reach your subscribers. Once completed, it will be treated as any other videos uploaded to a channel . They will appear in the searches and can be added to playlists.
From YouTube they promise that streaming will be fast and reliable, working hand in hand with hundreds of content creators to deliver the best mobile streaming experience.
Super Chat, a new way to monetize YouTube content
With the new feature, developers can also monetize their broadcasts thanks to the new feature they have dubbed " Super Chat " . This will allow followers to stand out over others who are connected to an issue, in order to gain the attention of the creator. To do so they can buy messages and chat bubbles colors that will look at the video for hours . Super Chat will be available for channels from more than 20 countries and followers of more than 40 countries .
YouTube is betting big on the live broadcast, a market that already you have advanced Facebook and Twitter , which already have this feature in their mobile applications. It is now necessary to know when these new functionality will reach all the channels of the video platform.
And you, what do you think of this new feature? Do you think it will offer more interesting possibilities for channels ?, and Super Chat, do you think you would use it?