Live video is in!


Revealed during Vidcon 2016, YouTube’s annual convention for creators with this year’s record-breaking number of attendees. YouTube’s mobile application supports live streaming to increase engagement between creators and their subscribers. This is in direct competition with Facebook Live, Twitter in Periscope, third-party-supported Tumblr; among many others.

Find out more on the rise of Live Video here!

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YouTube Launches its Messaging App



Google is testing a YouTube messaging app so you can chat and share videos without leaving the platform.

The feature is now being rolled out to a small group of users. YouTube is hoping that these people will be able to invite their friends to chat, simply by adding them to a conversation thread and encourage them to share more videos within the app.general launch date has not yet been confirmed.

On the other hand, the messaging app’s general launch date has not yet been confirmed.

Read more about YouTube’s Messaging App here.