If you’re used to recording and uploading videos to YouTube, then we’ve got some good news. YouTube is bringing live video streaming to iOS and Android devices. You can download the YouTube app along with the new functionality from on both the App Store and the Play Store.
How it works.
You’ll see a Capture button on the app. You can just click on it and can start streaming live videos to the world to see. Users can search for live videos and they will all work just as any normal video on YouTube. Also, the standard protections apply to live videos as well.
What you need.
Before you can start streaming videos live from your mobile, you need two things:
- You need to have a total of 10,000 subscribers on your YouTube channel.
- And you need an approval from Google.
Fast and reliable.
Google has assured users that the new mobile streaming feature uses solid infrastructure. Therefore, the functionality will not slow you down, says Google. As a creator on YouTube, you can interact with your viewers, follow up with live chat, and even take live calls.
Another system that YouTube announces is Super Chat. With this feature, you can make money with your live chats. Here’s how: Viewers can purchase chat messages which will be highlighted and pinned in the chat window for up to five hours.