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YouTube Mobile Live-Streaming Now Open to Anyone With 1000 Subscribers

YouTube has changed the rules of its mobile live-streaming functionality. Whereas before it was open to only channels that have 10,000 subscribers, now anyone with over 1,000 subscribers can live-stream. The functionality will presumably be available widely soon.

Writes

TechCrunch

, “So why not just open it to everyone, regardless of subscriber count? A few possible reason: Boring content is the bane of live streams, and a lot of people just aren’t consistently enthralling enough to watch live/sans editing. Having some relatively high number of subscribers suggests that the creator at least has

some

idea what people want to see.”

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