You can now easily "Go Live" on YouTube with just a webcam

No need to set up a Live Event or use an encoder. Just open or click on “Go live” in the YouTube header to start your stream.

You can use this option to record yourself - just make your stream unlisted, then share the archive once it's done processing.

It seems much less laggy than Hangouts on Air.

YouTube also announced that livestreaming from the Camera app will be coming to select Android devices:

In the coming months, you’ll be able to start a live stream directly from the camera app in select devices from Asus, LG, Motorola, Nokia and Samsung. Our goal is to bring this feature to even more device manufacturers throughout the year through the new YouTube Mobile Live deep link.

Learn more on the +YouTube Creators blog
Making It Easier to Go Live
Making It Easier to Go Live
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