Tag - live streaming

Twitch’s mobile app is adding live streaming, dark mode and more

Amazon-owned game-streaming site Twitch today announced a series of changes coming soon to its mobile application, the most notable of which is the ability for broadcasters to stream directly to their channel from the app itself. That doesn’t mean you can live stream gameplay as of yet, though. However, being able to go live directly from mobile is a more important part of Twitch’s strategy these days, as the company expands beyond being just a place to watch video [...]

Chinese dating app Momo sees record revenue growth thanks to live streaming

Editor’s note: This post , an editorial partner of TechCrunch based in China. Momo, China’s top location-based social networking app, has  and added solid financial figures to back it up, according its most recent earnings report. The company, which was previously backed by Alibaba, went public when it . The firm’s revenue recorded a significant 524 percent year-on-year jump to $246.1 million in Q4 last year, while its annual revenue soared 313 percent to reach $553.1 million. Momo reported a non-GAAP earning per share [...]

New China live streaming regulations could benefit brands | Advertising

CHINA – China’s long arm of censorship now reaches live streaming, a wildly popular phenomenon that has brands such as Xiaomi, Mondelez and Durex jumping on bandwagon to broadcast product-related videos to consumers in real time. Earlier this month, Chinese authorities ordered the shutdown of thousands of live stream accounts which purportedly host “inappropriate content”. Starting next year, online live performance operators must apply for permits and performers are required to register their real identities. Speaking to Campaign Asia-Pacific, Amber [...]