YouNow Is Crowdsourcing Online Video Curation Startup That Puts Performers’ Fate In The Hands Of Viewers
Via Scoop.it – Social Media Content Curation
YouNow, a new online video entertainment startup, is crowdsourcing online video content curation, giving viewers the chance to decide who gets the spotlight and who gets the boot. The company presented yesterday at TechCrunch Disrupt.
YouNow gives anyone the opportunity to broadcast live, but once a performer begins streaming live they only get one minute to convince the audience that they are worth watching. During their performance, viewers can give them a thumbs up or a thumbs down. If they get more thumbs ups than thumbs downs then they get another minute.
If they get more thumbs downs, they’re outta there, and may even wind up with a face full of rotten tomatoes! MG Siegler of TechCrunch puts it perfectly, saying that YouNow is what you get if you take YouTube and add The Gong Show to the mix…. [read full article and watch video http://j.mp/oyoXFK]
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