YouTube live Streams Gain Automatic Captions & Several New Features

YouTube Live now supports IFTTT, geotagging, and more

This is good news for creators as well as viewers, as the essence of the video being "live" isn't lost.

One of the best aspects of YouTube is the live streaming functionality.

"Live chat plays a key role in creating connections between creators and their community".

The platform has released a chat replay feature, so the chat alongside a stream will be archived alongside the video as it appeared when it was first broadcast.

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"When professionally provided captions aren't available, our new live automatic captions provide creators a quick and affordable way to make live streams accessible to more people", writes Kurt Wilms, YouTube's live video product lead. The company has announced that it is bringing automatic English captions to live streams whenever professionally provided captions are not available. Live Chat Replay Now you can replay...

Automatic captions is the most impressive of the three in theory, but since it relies on machine learning it'll be a while before it's perfected.

The new features are meant to expand the audience of YouTube Live broadcasters, and keep viewers engaged with content after broadcasts have ended.

Google is improving its live streaming service to make it more accessible and "sticky" to users.

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The camera and other apps were quick and responsive, and it took excellent pictures - albeit not quite as good as the ZenFone 5 . Asus has swapped the sensors out for Sony's newer IMX363 this time around, and added dual-pixel PDAF for quicker focusing.

Creators can now also add a location tag to their mobile streams and video uploads. This feature will be rolling out in the coming weeks.

Users can also explore other videos with the same location tag by simply clicking on it and can also use the location filter on the search results page to find other videos from a specific spot, YouTube said.

Next feature that will be airing on YouTube is Super Chat feature allows users to see their chats emphasized in a chat stream.

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