YouTube plans to add Live Streaming Feature to Android & iOS Platforms

YouTube, the most popular video sharing platform in globe bags rave reviews for having provided the users not a unique platform to watch videos but to generate revenue using the videos. Apart from creating the world’s largest video storage CMS, YouTube also introduced the Live Streaming feature in 2011, using which the users could Live Telecast programs directly from YouTube. Live Streaming this date has become one of the most popular mediums for many video generating companies, Television companies, and Event organizers to live telecast their programs.

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To make this feature more convenient for users, YouTube is planning to add it to the its Mobile app in Android and iOS platforms. The company confirmed that this feature will be incorporated right into the core YouTube Android and iOS apps. Even YouTube has already tested this feature with some of the creators that include The Young Turks, AIB, Platica Polinesia, SacconeJolys, and Alex Wassabi at VidCon. The company is planning to push this features soon to other users.

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To initiate the feature in their Android and iOS devices, the users need to tap the big red capture button in the corner of the App, select an image to make the default thumbnail of their Live Streaming and then they can broadcast directly for the followers. YouTube ensure that they can have almost real-time chat with this feature. Also the company confirms that the live-streamed videos in YouTube will have all the features of the regular videos and users would find those via recommendations and playlists.

Keeping his views in favor of the new Live Streaming feature, Kurt Wilms, Product Lead, Immersive Experiences at YouTube said, “Today, we are announcing a new chapter in bringing the power of live video to creators everywhere. Soon, we’ll be putting the power of YouTube live streaming in the palm of your hands.” While in the recent days, Facebook introduced its “Facebook Live” feature which was well-accepted by users, YouTube seems to stand a stern contender of FB with this new upcoming feature.

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