Because you can't stay neutral in the face of racism.
There's a big difference between supporting streamers and holding a man with an audience of millions accountable for propagating and normalizing bigoted language.Read More
As a post on YouTube's blog so tactfully reminds us, YouTube has been into live streaming video since "before it was cool." (That's 2011 to be precise, which I would assert was way cooler than 2016, but that's a whole other conversation.) Competing services like Periscope and now Facebook Live have stolen the spotlight, but YouTube's got some plans to take it back.Read More
In a very "big brother" moment, TorrentFreak reports that a Valparaiso University student who was live streaming a movie from a theater had his phone confiscated after a content identification team allowed the rights holder to find and alert the movie theater to the piracy. Good to know that we live in an amazing future where cybersecurity experts can track down criminals on the fly—and that the impressive capability is being used ... to keep kids from streaming movies on Facebook.Read More
Admit it: you saw this coming. There's a brand new show coming to Twitch called Fireside and Chill, and it combines dating with one of eSports' biggest titles: Hearthstone.Read More
I'm sure we've all been there. You're playing a game, and you think, "If only I could broadcast my sweet Dr. Mario run online so everyone can see how great I am." Well you might not have much longer to wait to make that a reality. YouTube announced at GDC 2013 that they're making live streaming APIs available to all game developers. I hope we get a Battletoads channel so I can just watch people eat it in Turbo Tunnel all day long.Read More