YouTube rolls out YouTube Live

YouTube announced Friday that it will be featuring live events on a new browse page that will feature the best live events streaming live on the video site. Users can subscribe to live-streaming channels and be notified of future streaming events. You can even add future streams to your Google calendar.

Live events also feature a live commenting feature, so viewers can discuss streaming content as it happens.

In a blog post, YouTube also said it will start rolling out a beta program for live streaming which would let “accounts in good standing” stream live content to the site.

Live events also feature a live commenting feature, so viewers can discuss streaming content as it happens.

Mashable confirmed rumors that YouTube is planning to bring live sports to the video site, according to interview with YouTube’s product and product marketing managers on Friday.

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Hayley Tsukayama covers consumer technology for The Washington Post.

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