Black sports blogger, JR, who runs the popular sports blog, JR’s Sportsbrief, will be one of 12 podcasters who will receive the opportunity to have a live Youtube stream on a daily basis. Earlier today, his stream went on Youtube and he received a fair amount of responses.
YouTube, the world’s largest video site, has pretty much been on the sidelines when it comes to broadcasting live video streams like websites Ustream and Livestream. But Monday, it’s putting its toe in the water with a live video test that runs through Tuesday. If it works, YouTube hopes to have much more live video in the future.
“We think of live as the next chapter in online video,” says Joshua Siegel, a YouTube product manager.
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