YouTube allows anyone to live stream through its mobile app:
Great news for YouTubers all over the world. YouTube is now starting to allow everyone with their mobile app installed live stream themselves. This is one of the most requested feature and will surely leave people with verified YouTube channels in rejoice. There are two requirements for your channel to be qualified for live steam. The first one is obvious. Your channel must be verified by YouTube. The second one is it should have no live stream restrictions over the last three months or 90 days.
YouTube has famously dropped it’s previous requirement of at least 1000 subscribers to qualify for live streaming. The company had dropped the requirement from 10000 to 1000 on April prepping up for this announcement. The change hasn’t been officially confirmed either by Google or YouTube but will be soon. The app will show the option at the bottom right corner of the screen for you to give it a shot. Apart from the obvious live streaming perk, let’s look at the three major perks of this awesome feature.
- It encourages everyone to make a channel: Making a YouTube channel can reap you many benefits and can be a source of income too if you find a nice niche and regularly post videos. With this feature now ubiquitous and available to everyone with a mobile device at a finger tip away, YouTube is now encouraging all to give video streaming a shot. Amazing stuff can be made and it can change your lives. Ask successful YouTubers if you have any queries. Most people with a website or blog are stepping into YouTube expanding their horizon. Many are making great income through their channels building up subscribers. It’s a great platform to try out and as the leading video streaming website, comes with great opportunities.
- Have a global audience: One of the major perks of having a YouTube channel is it doesn’t restrict you with ridiculous rules. At the comfort of your home, you can reach out people across the globe. It’s just about making a connection and standing up for yourself. If you love reviewing movies, you can make a channel showing yourself speaking about movies. Having an account in each of the social platforms can be extremely helpful as you can promote yourself and your content using them. You can get variety of audience in each platform. Each subscriber is valuable and responding to them is really important.
- Network with like minded individuals: This is the most rewarding advantage of this feature. It lets you connect and converse with like minded people having similar interests like you. They might be having similar blogs or YouTube channels and you can interview or do podcasts with them and of Course, live stream. This way, you build professional relationships and add value to everyone watching you.
These are some of the perks of YouTube’s live streaming feature available to everyone through their app. Give it a try and let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.