If you have been juggling between apps on your iPhone to stream games and art sketches directly to the YouTube, then Google has made the task easy for you. The company has now added direct live stream support for iPhone and iPad apps to YouTube Live. This means now iOS users will be able to stream any app and what they do with the app to their audience directly to YouTube’s live streaming service. Also Read - UEFA Euro 2020: Colourful Google Doodle kicks off European Football ChampionshipAlso Read - Fake apps scam: How to identify fake apps on Android, iOS
Additionally, YouTube Live on iOS users will also be able to use the FaceTime camera and microphone to add comments and reactions simultaneously during the stream. According to Engadget, the update lets any iOS app that supports Apple’s ReplayKit framework to stream right from the app screen. Notably, Apple introduced a native screen recorder this year with iOS 11 for iPhone and iPad. One of the early iOS 11 beta updates also tipped that Apple could slip in direct screen-sharing service from the Control Center. However, the feature was withdrawn in the beta update that followed after. Also Read - Android 12 beta 2 rolling out: New privacy features, tweaked design and more
Alongside the new support for iOS apps, Google also introduced new tools for users to moderate comments during live chats. This will allows the broadcaster to moderate comment and hide those that are inappropriate. YouTube Live users can also let an automated system flag offensive or notorious comments to review separately. Latency during live stream can often leave viewers with a sour taste and to tackle that the company has added a new ultra-low latency mode. Google claims the new update will reduce the lag down to just a couple seconds. ALSO READ: YouTube-mp3.org agrees to shut its audio-ripping website after record labels take it to court
All of these new features are currently being rolled out onto the YouTube Live platform. YouTube announced the live streaming service recently and the feature is limited to verified YouTube channels only. To start a live stream from your iOS device go to the YouTube app and create a live stream. YouTube archives the stream once it finishes and users can edit the privacy settings for the steam later.