Streaming live video has become a recent trend for musicians, celebrities, noteworthy writers as well as “the average Joe” have all started using it to promote and share themselves.
Apps such as Periscope and Meerkat have recently made an impact in the app store.
Users have downloaded and utilized the livestream video features of both apps to both stream and watch live video.
Yahoo and YouTube have also had live streaming as a popular option. Yahoo live streams concerts almost every day for anyone to view. YouTube has the unique feature of live streaming an event and then saving the stream as a regular YouTube video.
Twitch and Ustream have monetized this growing entity.
It is obvious that the new generation is obsessed with documenting every second of their lives and the popularity of live stream video is just further proof of that.