YouTube has now rolled out the ‘Mobile Live Streaming’ feature to all the content creators having 10,000 plus subscribers. The mobile live streaming feature will let users on YouTube to go live instantly right from their smartphone. To do so, one has to just hit the ‘Capture’ button > Choose a Thumbnail > throw in a title for your live stream and go Live. YouTube also confirmed that the feature will be soon available for all the users irrespective of their subscriber count.
Along with the mobile live streaming service, YouTube has also rolled out the ‘Super Chat feature’ for mobile users as well. Super Chat, which was first announced last month in January 2017 allows content creators on the famous streaming service to earn revenue from Live Streaming.
To explain, the official blog post read – “Super Chat is like paying for that front-row seat in the digital age: it lets any fan watching a live stream stand out from the crowd and get a creator’s attention by purchasing chat messages that are highlighted in bright colors and stay pinned to the top of the chat window for up to five hours. Super Chat gives viewers a chance to add a little visual flair to their chats and gives creators a new way to keep connected to their fans while earning a little money on the side.”
Basically, through YouTube Super Chat, creators get twice the benefit as they can head on with some meaningful conversations and also make some money along with it. After rolling out the feature for some select YouTubers, the feature is now available for users in 20 countries which include U.S., the U.K., Canada, Australia, Brazil, France, Germany, India, Japan, South Korea, Spain and Mexico. Further, users from 40 countries can view the live streaming done with Super Chat.