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“Live Stream” option on YouTube

ArpitNext [PersonRank 7]

Friday, June 4, 2010
4 years ago4,175 views

<<"The screenshot above hints at what that might look like. I grabbed it from this YouTube help page for Google Moderator on YouTube. It shows the channel settings for a YouTube content producer (in this case, obviously someone who works for YouTube). The last button, which I’ve circled above, is for “Live Stream.”>>

techcrunch.com/2010/06/03/yout ...

ianf [PersonRank 10]

4 years ago #

The screenshot referred to as "screenshot above" above is below ;-))


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DPic [PersonRank 10]

4 years ago #

It would be cool to be able to broadcast to this from gtalk/jabber by starting a video call with it

Jérôme [PersonRank 10]

4 years ago #

[put at-character here]DPic
I guess the service will be offered to premium partners at first, and without deep integration with other Google products. But it will be rolled out to everyone, a Gmail/Talk-Youtube feature would be great.

I wonder how users will notify their friends (I prefer the term "followers") about upcoming live streams...

Google needs an open, cross-services notification system. When Google Docs enabled the public sharing of documents, we asked for a notification feature in Google Talk to know about our friends' updates in real-time blogoscoped.com/forum/143782.h ... . Google didn't make one for Docs, because "email works" I guess, but as they start to benefit from the "follow model" with Youtube's subscriptions, Picasa's favorites and Buzz's followers, I'm sure they'll do their best to aggregate... oh, wait! google.com/buzz/11737743481570 ...

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