YouNow, a livestreaming platform, has launched in the Middle East. Similar to Youtube, the website and phone app allows users to to make realtime live streaming allowing them to interact with viewers and at the same time, make a sum of money. Viewers can choose to “tip” the broadcaster for their livestreams.
Many make-up artists, muscians, fitness experts and more can be found on the website. The new platform hosts over 100 million sessions a month and it is one of the leading livestreaming platforms in the world. Media companies such as Buzzfeed and even MTV are using YouNow to live stream their content.