Tumblr launches livestreaming feature

Tumblr is introducing a livestreaming feature, powered by the video platform Livebox, for US users on iOS and Android. The feature is dubbed Tumblr Live, and a release for global users and the desktop site is planned for the future. Tumblr Live allows users to tip streamers using a virtual currency called “Diamonds.” This is a step up from the streaming options that Tumblr has previously supported. More details are outlined in a blog post.

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