• YouTube livestreams get support for playing pre-recorded videos

    4 monthes ago - By SlashGear

    Fresh out of VidCon, YouTube has announced new features specifically for its content creators, not the least of which is the ability to play pre-recorded videos during livestreams. YouTube calls these “Premieres,” presenting them as a way to offer existing content as live content for ushering in a planned livestreaming event. Until now, YouTube creators could schedule a livestream and...
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  • YouTube will now let creators play pre-recorded videos during live streams

    YouTube will now let creators play pre-recorded videos during live streams

    4 monthes ago - By The Verge

    YouTube announced several new features out of VidCon today that will shake up the way mid-sized creators monetize. In particular, it announced a Premieres feature, which will let creators pre-record videos for their live streams. This allows creators to focus on things like answering live chat questions while the pre-recorded video is playing.
    The platform is also expanding its YouTube Sponsorships and rebranding it as Channel Memberships. Creators can name their fan clubs and charge $4.99 for membership, so long as they have at least 100,000 subscribers. They can design custom emoji for...
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  • YouTube Will Let Creators Sell Subscriptions, Merchandise, and More

    YouTube Will Let Creators Sell Subscriptions, Merchandise, and More

    4 monthes ago - By Wired

    The Alphabet-owned video giant is now offering creators merchandise deals, a $4.99 subscription service for fans, and more ways to monetize.
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  • YouTube creators can hype pre-recorded videos with 'Premieres'

    YouTube creators can hype pre-recorded videos with 'Premieres'

    4 monthes ago - By Engadget

    While YouTube users have been able to schedule pre-recorded videos for years, up until now there hasn't been a seamless way to build anticipation for those videos. But, there's a new feature being launched at VidCon 2018, called YouTube Premieres, th...
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