Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

How to launch a confetti cannon from YouTube super chat!

1,237 views

Published on

BIG NEWS! YouTube just announced that Super Chats can integrate with IFTTT and allow viewers to trigger actions such as Launching a Confetti Cannon! When I saw this in on the YouTube Blog here: https://youtube.googleblog.com/2018/02/updates-to-youtube-live-streaming.html?m=1, I said to myself... I have got to try this. We looked into purchasing a Confetti Canon and learned that it's not that hard to setup. So we did it! 

In this video/blog post, we will show you exactly how to launch a Confetti Cannon and/or any other smart device using YouTube Super Chat! So exciting to see this work out! So the first thing you need to do is enable super chat in your YouTube Creator Studio.  This can be done in your Channel area where you simply need to enable the setting. NOTE: your channel must be monetized and you must have at least 1,000 subscribers!

Published in: Technology
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

How to launch a confetti cannon from YouTube super chat!

  1. 1. How to Launch a Confetti Cannon from YouTube Super Chat!
  2. 2. YouTube has announced some exciting new live streaming features. 1. Live Stream Comments will stay available with each video 2. Closed captioning will be available live making live streams more accessible world wide 3. Location Tags are now available 4. Finally, the most important are about Super Chat and Channel Sponsors which will cover in this presentation Read blog posts here for all details: https://youtube.googleblog.com/2018/02/updates-to-youtube-live- streaming.html?m=1
  3. 3. Step 1 - Enable Super Chat You will need to have 1,000 subscribers on YouTube! Then you need to enable super chat Here is an example -->
  4. 4. Step 2 - Setup IFTTT If This Than That! This is a cloud based service that will integrate with your YouTube account and other smart devices like a WiFi Plug or Philips Hue lights.
  5. 5. Step 3 - Go Live on YouTube! Live stream to YouTube. We suggest a Scheduled live stream. Now all of your viewers will see a “$” in the chatroom and they can now donate to you initiating a Super Chat!
  6. 6. Your audience can use Super Chat It’s available right in the chat room. Here is an example Super Chat
  7. 7. Here is what super chats look like in Gaming Mode. Gaming channels can setup sponsorships and custom emojis .
  8. 8. more... Here is what happens when your audience enters a super chat. They will be asked to pay via credit card.
  9. 9. Channel Sponsors Even cooler than a SuperChat is sponsors. This is currently only available for Gaming Channels. But it allows you to set up subscriptions to support your favorite YouTube Creators. Channel Sponsors get special badges.
  10. 10. Learn more from the StreamGeeks by Subscribing to our Youtube Channel! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjyDzADaZy1WFUWqFmfcHJg

×