It may be some people watch livestream on Twitch and there are huge numbers of viewers on it so they can get comments in every 10th of second. Sometimes it becomes impossible to the streamers to get notice of the comments. YouTube worked out the solution to this issue and if you are watching the livestream on YouTube, you get noticed by the streamer, which they have to do to Super Chat in their message in the stream.
Enter Super Chat
You have to pin the message in chat and the streamer and other can watch it at any time. They message remained pin there for 5 hours and it is pinned at the top of the chat box. It works for web version of YouTube and the Android app and iOS will get Super Chat support.
The users will have to pay something so that they can use Super Chat and the fans get noticed and let the streamers to cash in on it. But it is not told how this amount is divided between YouTube and streamer. Super Chats stand out from the message in following two ways.
- They can highlight their Super Chat in different color
- Pin the Super Chat in ticket for set period of time.
How carry out Super Chat
It is easy to send the Super Chat and they have to tap $ icon, which is provided on right side of chat bar. Then the users can select amount, which they want to pay for their Super Chat and also mention time and length of message, which is specified. The length of maximum message, color of Super Chat and period of time to stay pin in the ticket are determined by amount, which they purchase. The $5.00 Super Chat stays pinned for 1 minute and it allows 150 letters for message.
Same to Twitch Cheers
Twitches are carried out I the same with the ‘Cheer’ feature and the users have to type Cheer to enter the amount of Bits they like to cheer for. The bits are money and it goes to Twitch and the streamer and 1 Bit is equal to 1.4 cents and the streamer can get 1 cent for every bit and Twitch gets the 0.4.
The Cheers have the animated GIFs and there is different GIF for 1 bit and there is another for 100, 1000, 5000 and 10,000 bits, which can help fans to get noticed by streamer like Super Chat. Now the Super Chat is limited to select YouTube streamer and it will be rolled out on 31 January for creators in 20 countries and for the viewers in about 40 countries.