Tech Break

Jan 12th 2017

Tech Break 3540

Super Chat Lets You Pay for Attention

YouTube's new ways to help creators
Category: TWiT Bits

Scott Johnson from the Frogpants Network talks to Megan about his Twitch channel at Twitch.tv/frogpants compared to YouTube's new ways to help creators make money. Today, YouTube announced that you can now pay to get your comment seen by your favorite live streaming YouTuber. Super Chat is a new a tool that lets you pin your comment to the top of a live stream, for a price. So if you want a 350 character message to stay up for 5 hours, that'll cost you $500. But if your Youtuber ends the live stream and starts another, your comment does not transfer to the new stream. Super chats are non-refundable.

Full episode can be seen at twit.tv/tnt/1682

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