YouTube officially added support for live streams in glorious 4K, which would allow YouTubers and media partners to stream regular and 360-degree videos in Ultra-high definition (UHD).
YouTube 4K streaming to 4K Live streaming Continue reading YouTube Supports 4K Live Streaming Beating Twitch To The Punch
Twitch Partners are urging 50% extra holiday ad revenue until 12/31 by running commercial breaks during broadcasts.
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Twitch announced its plans to begin selling video ads in its partners’ live streams which can’t be blocked by third-party ad blockers. These ads will roll out this week and will be delivered through Twitch’s new SureStream video technology platform, which also offers smoother and more reliable streams, including ads.
The goal is to offer broadcasters a better experience than third-party ad networks could provide, which Twitch says cause technical issues due to the way they insert ads from external sources. But obviously, the larger goal here is to bring more of those potential advertising dollars in-house, so Twitch can profit by hosting its ads natively. Continue reading A Better Way for Streamers to Earn Ad Revenue
Our friends over at Restream have just started a new contest for all its users, and it has some really cool prizes for all you streaming gamers out there. In case you are not aware of Restream, it’s a service which allows you to stream simultaneously to TWITCH, YOUTUBE, USTREAM, & over 30 other streaming platforms. For all, you out there hoping to expand your viewer base and multiply your audience Restream is really something that can help. And if that’s not enough to make you check it out maybe this contest can pique your interest. Continue reading Restream Contest: Wanna Win Some Cool Stuff?
The majority of first-time streamers will have an empty chat and it is hard to learn to talk to an “empty chat.” Although your chat and community are real people, it’s a different kind of social interaction that requires practice.
Kiratze wrote an in-depth guide about how to improve your speech and talking while in an empty room. Believe it or not, speaking properly to an empty room is a skill that many new streamers don’t realize they need to practice. Continue reading Improving Speech and Talking to an Empty Chat