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YouTube live streaming functionality expanded to 1,000+ subscriber channels

By Jake Smith

YouTube has expanded its Live streaming functionality even further, to take on services like Ustream.TV (which is about to get a big PlayStation boost) and Livestream.com. Moving past partners and selected gamers, YouTube says the Live service will be coming to users with over one thousand subscribers.

Announced in 2011, YouTube's Live streaming feature has been used to broadcast sport events, game tournaments, political events, and even concerts to the masses. However, you needed a special agreement with YouTube or be selected in the partner program to have access to the feature. With the "one thousand plus subscriber" category now added, live streaming on YouTube should get a big boost.

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ltachiUchiha1652d ago (Edited 1652d ago )

I know this isnt gaming news but since alot of games are used here for embedded videos, i thought id submit this because a live stream from youtube would be awesome imo.