If you've been on Facebook for more than 5 minutes then you'll know that video is a hot, hot topic. Especially Facebook live video.

Facebook launched Facebook Live in April 2016 with one eye aimed at the video monster Youtube.

On the day of the launch Mark Zuckerberg announced on his page;

Live is like having a TV camera in your pocket. Anyone with a phone now has the power to broadcast to anyone in the world. When you interact live, you feel connected in a more personal way. This is a big shift in how we communicate, and it's going to create new opportunities for people to come together.

Now just 10 months after the FB Live launch, Youtube have stepped up the ante with Youtube Live.

But it's not as straightforward as it sound because it's only available to certain users or channels as they like to say on Youtube

Read the full story on usatoday.com

The Google-owned video network will open up live mobile streaming to more users on Tuesday, competing with Facebook and Periscope, and it’s offering the folks who make videos for YouTube a hefty cut of the ad revenues. YouTube takes on Facebook with mobile live

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