In App Store available app Live VK “Vkontakte” designed for live broadcasts of video. Download the client can only iPhone and iPad, Android version will be released in 2017.
VK Live is an app for doing live broadcast from anywhere in the world that can benefit every user of “Vkontakte”. Stream video is available in the application and on personal pages and communities in social networks. On the main screen VK Live presents a list of all active broadcasts.
One of the key decisions that distinguish VK Live from other similar products on the market is the ability to monetize their own broadcast authors live broadcasts will be able to earn on their videos due to the possibility of shipments of gifts from the audience.
“Viewers will be able to support idols with new gifts that are available only to VK Live. The authors of the broadcasts will not only get a nice virtual gift, but also can earn money with each gift received,” – said the head of the product “Video” Michael Karpov.
Similar app OK Live — have the other social network Mail.Ru Group — “Classmates”. However, it does not leading to make directly during the broadcast. They can receive money only later to include advertising in the surviving record.
In September 2016, “Vkontakte” has launched a beta test of a streaming platform for gaming on the site. Social network broadcast all the most important eSports competitions, including The International, The Boston Major, the all-star game League of Legends. Testing live broadcasts began in September of 2015.
Download VK Live is available for free at this link.