HomeNewsYouTube is now rolling out Live Q&A feature for interactive live streams

YouTube is now rolling out Live Q&A feature for interactive live streams

YouTube

Google announced a new feature today that will make your live Q&A on YouTube even more interactive. Previously, YouTube began rolling out the Shorts Player for smart TVs.

YouTube New Feature: live Q&A

Another way for creators and viewers to interact in real time is through live Q&A. This feature is available during live streams and premieres. You can improve the Live Chat Q&A experience even more as a creator by moderating it.

  • Live Q&A lets you set up and run live chat Q&A sessions during your streams and premieres (LCR) right from the Live Control Room.
  • With live Q&A, it’s easier to build a community if you answer a number of related questions from your viewers.
  • This option will appear alongside Live Polls, another great way to communicate with those watching your live stream.

How the live Q&A will work:

  • How do I moderate questions? Because live Q&A questions are monitored by the same systems as live chat, blocking words, holding for review, and reporting messages are all valid options.
  • Can moderators be assigned to help manage my live Q&A? Moderators cannot control live Q&A questions, but users with Manager or Editor channel rights can. This includes accessing the question list, choosing which questions to answer, and so on.
  • How the questions are sorted: The questions that are submitted first are prioritised (in chronological order). The oldest questions will be removed after 200.

Note:

  • Mobile users cannot access live Q&A or polls.
  • The details of live Q&As are not available in YouTube Analytics. Viewers are limited to one question per minute.

To begin a live Q&A:

  • Plan or begin a live stream or premiere.
  • Click at the bottom of the chat window, then select “Start a Q&A.
  • “Insert the prompt, then click “Begin Q&A.
  • “After a Q&A session begins, the Questions List will appear in the chat window.
  • To end your live Q&A, click “End Q&A” from the prompt banner at the top of the chat.

When introducing the feature, Jensen of TeamYouTube and YouTube Community Manager stated:

Today we’re introducing a new feature that’s going to make your live streams even more interactive – Live Q&A! Let us know if you have any questions or feedback about Live Q&A will work in the comments below! We’re excited to see you engage with your viewers using this feature!


Follow Tech n Spice on TwitterFacebook and subscribe to our YouTube channel for the latest videos tech newsleakstips & tricks, top-notch gadget reviews of the most interesting releases, and some Automobile NewsAlso, follow us on Google News for the latest updates.


DisclosureSome of the links in the website are affiliate links, meaning that at no additional cost to you but, we will receive a commission if you click through and make a purchase.

FOLLOW US

8,306FansLike
1,026FollowersFollow
28FollowersFollow
1,960FollowersFollow
497FollowersFollow
16,500SubscribersSubscribe

Related Stories