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YouTube Introduces A New Feature That Could Help Videos Go Viral More Easily
By Kylie Woon, 10 Aug 2017
Everyone knows that a viral video can bring overwhelming amounts of instantaneous attention—and possibly future success—to a content creator.
Generally, viral videos spread across all social media platforms as the ‘share’ and ‘retweet’ buttons are clicked again and again by netizens all over the globe. On Monday, YouTube announced a new feature that could accelerate views further.
YouTube will now let mobile users chat and share videos easily through an in-app messaging feature.
For now, the instant messaging service will be reserved for mobile users. Considering how much time people spend idly watching videos, the ability to instantly ping them over to a friend—who is probably spending their time in the exact same way—is going to make YouTube much more interactive overall.
Watch the introductory video below.
[via YouTube, images via video screenshot]
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