YouTube jumped to the top of the App Store following news of mobile live-streaming expansions

Demand for mobile live streaming on YouTube appears to be strong, given the fact that YouTube shot up to the top of the App Store – a position it hasn’t held since December 2015 – following reports of YouTube opening up this feature to more users. Earlier this week, YouTube was spotted having relaxed its earlier restrictions on mobile live streaming, which was initially only available to creators with 10,000 or more subscribers.

YouTube recently dropped the requirement down to only 1,000 subscribers. The company did not make an official announcement about the change, but YouTube confirmed the details with TechCrunch – noting that the feature is now broadly open to all users with 1,000+ subscribers, not a random pool.

The iOS app then subsequently flew up to the top…

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