Live Streaming Apps

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Livestreaming has massively taken off in recent years, with content creators broadcasting to the world about a multitude of subjects. If you feel like you're lagging behind, our bite-size explainer video will quickly help you catch up.

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What are live streaming apps and sites?

Live streaming apps or sites allow people to broadcast what they’re doing in real time.

It is popular and widely used especially among video gamers. Once the broadcast is over, the broadcaster can either delete the video or post it online.

Popular live streaming apps include Twitch, Facebook Live, and and most live streaming videos can be shared on other social media platforms.

For more information on the associated risks and online safety tips for parents and carers, watch our explainer video, available to those with a National Online Safety membership.