When it comes to the live streaming space, Google is playing catch up to Twitter’s Periscope, Facebook Live and Meerkat.
Google has secretly been working on a live streaming app, the YouTube Connect. This app will be available on both the iOS and Android platforms. If a report by Venture Beat is anything to go by, the YouTube Connect will have nearly similar features as Periscope and Facebook Live.
Users will simply log into the app using their Google account and start streaming right from their smartphone. The app also has features like chat, tagging and news feed where you get to see clips made by your contacts or from YouTube channels that you have subscribed to. Users will also view live videos within the app and on YouTube desktop.
Users will also get the option of store broadcasts in the apps for your later viewing. Meaning if you did not get something clearly during the live broadcasts you could still catch later on the YouTube Connect.
It would have been better if the app had integrated Facebook and Twitter to enable the live streams to be shared simultaneous …read more
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