YouTube is expand access to its Super Chat and Super Stickers messages streamer donation options, while also adding in-stream comment translation tools, helping to expand the utility into more markets.
First of all, on Super Chat – as announced in his latest ‘Creator Insider‘, YouTube is extending access to Super Chat and Super Stickers to streamers in Malaysia, Kenya, French Guiana, French Polynesia, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands and Turks and Caicos Islands.
This means that both options are now available in most regions, with a full availability list on YouTube. Super Chat help page.
YouTube launched for the first time Awesome stickers in 2019, the animated character depictions providing an alternative way to donate to live broadcasters.
Viewers can allocate stickers in comment feeds, making their comment stand out, with a percentage of the purchase price of each sticker then going to the creator.
YouTube has been working hard to expand its streamer donation tools and provide more monetization options for creators, with other additions such as “Super Thank You” giving users the ability to continuously donate and donate. obtain immediate recognition from the broadcaster.
The expansion of creator monetization tools is significant, because with Facebook, TikTok, Snapchat, and Twitter all also looking to offer more direct incentives, so their best users post more often, the race is now on delivering the package. most attractive, and attract the biggest stars and their audiences to each app.
Super Chat and Super Stickers have proven to be popular among game streamers in particular, and now more creators will have more ability to earn money from their efforts on YouTube.
On top of that, YouTube is also launching a new comment translation option in the YouTube mobile app, offering direct in-stream translation.
This will help more users connect with people from different backgrounds, potentially increasing engagement in the app. YouTube is also looking to bring the feature to its desktop version soon.
And finally, YouTube is also testing new filters on the “Downloads” page which will allow users to quickly sort by upload date and popularity of the video.
Additionally, channel subscribers who visit the Downloads page will see the “Recently downloaded” list by default, while non-subscribers will see the “Popular” display, which will help present your best posts to new users.
The Uploads panel test is currently only tested on Android, and no large-scale deployment is planned yet.