Youtube Rolls out "Super Chat", that lets your Comments noticed by Creators during Live streams; Country availability

Youtube rolled out a new feature Super Chat that allows viewers to make sure that their comments are seen by the creators and the same time creators can monetize their streams. In general, during live streams, it is nearly impossible to get our comments noticed by the creators. But Super Chat makes it possible, although it comes with a price tag.



Youtube rolled out "Super Chat", that lets your comments noticed by creators during live stream; Country availability


How it works?

Anyone watching Live stream can purchase Super Chat; a highlighted message that stands out from the crowd and allows to get noticed by the creators. The comments will stay on the top of the live stream for up to 5 hours thereby increases the chances to get noticed by your favorite creators. It also provides a way for creators to make money from their live streams. The super chat feature is available on only a few select channels.Youtube is planning to launch super chat for creators in 20 countries and viewers of more than 40 countries by the end of January.


How to make a purchase?

  • Users have to click on the dollar sign displayed in live chat.The live chat must be visible and mobile devices must be in portrait mode
  • To select the amount drag the slider or enter the desired value
  • you can also enter your message
  • Once the purchase is made countdown ticker displays the remaining time for which your super chat will be pinned in the ticker
  • The more you pay the longer time your message will be displayed in the live stream.

System Requirements

Super Chats can be viewed on YouTube or YouTube Gaming on your computer, in the Android app, and in the iOS app. They can be viewed in Internet Explorer 11+, Chrome 36+, Safari 9+, FireFox 35+, Edge, and Opera 23+. Superchat can be purchased in a computer or an android app.Purchases on IOS are not supported.This feature is not supported on mobile browsers.

Country availability

Super Chat purchases are currently available in the following countries:
  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • France
  • Germany
  • India
  • Japan
  • Mexico
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • The United Kingdom
  • The United States of America

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