You Tube expands mobile live streaming and launches super chat
YouTube announced mobile live streaming to “every creator with more than 10,000 subscribers” and announced that other creators will have it “soon.” YouTube announced that mobile live streaming is built “directly into the YouTube mobile app” and has “all the same features as regular YouTube videos” using search for the ability to find videos through playlists / recommendations
YouTube began testing this new feature last June with a select group of creators they also released “Super Chat”, “a new live stream YouTube also released Super Chat, “a new live stream money tool…to now let any fan watching a live stream stand out and help get a creator’s attention by purchasing chat messages that are now highlighted in bright colours and stay pinned to the top of the chat window for up to five hours.
YouTube began beta testing Super Chat in January and now has opened to creators in 20+ countries & viewers in 40+ countries. A full list of the eligibility requirements for this Super Chat and the countries it’s currently available in can be found on the YouTube Help page…….