Streamers who are using the app Streamlabs, is now able to receive donations from their viewers in four cryptocurrencies — Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash. According to the company, in the future, the number of available coins will expand.
Streamlabs is a tech startup based in San Francisco. He has been creating tools and software that allow the users conducting the video (streamer), interact with the audience and also monetize their broadcast.
In his blog, the company gave the streamers detailed instructions. To use the new function, it must bind to the service, your account, Coinbase, which acts as a payment processor. After this criptoportico will be transferred to their account immediately, as well as Fiat.
Streamlabs stressed that this option is free, and Commission streamer you will need to pay only in case of exchange all coin to Fiat currency through Coinbase.
It is worth noting that approximately 15% of the Twitch (approximately 300 million since the beginning of 2018) are created using the application Streamlabs OBS. In addition the service supports and other videostreaming services such as YouTube, Mixer, Facebook LIve, Periscope and Picarto. According to the company, for the first quarter of this year, the number of donations they exceeded 34 million dollars.
By the way, the game videostreaming Twitch, owned by Amazon, allows you to accept donations in bitcoin in 2014. His streamers can receive donations through crypto-Brave browser, which in April paid to the owner of the Twitch channel compensation for their advertising.