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YouTube Star PewDiePie joins Blockchain Video platform

Sanmi Adeagbo | Apr. 11, 2019
YouTube Star PewDiePie joins Blockchain Video platform

Popular Youtube with the highest number of subscribers, PewDiePie has joined DLive - a blockchain based live streaming platform.

April 11, 2019. AtoZ Markets - DLive announced on Tuesday that it now has a deal with PewDiePew which will allow the latter to do live streaming on the former's decentralized platform. PewDiesPie is the most popular Youtuber with over 93.7 million subscribers. The Youtube channel is owned by Felix Kjellberg - a Swedish creator. Online sources have it that the swede Youtuber was the ninth highest earner in 2018 with over $15.5 million in earnings. 

About DLive content platform

DLive uses blockchain technology to empower creators and rewarding communities to share values in the content-making industry. It currently has over 3 million monthly active users, and 35,000 active streamers. As announced by DLive on its official channel, PewDiePie's first streaming on DLive will be on April 14 and will continue on a weekly basis. Furthermore, PewDiePie also lends his support to the platform by donating $50,000 to support content creators.

DLive offers ''Lino points'' to content creators and viewers as a reward mechanism. The platform neither charges content creators nor takes any percentage of their earnings. It is built on Lino, a decentralized blockchain that focuses on the content industry.

DLive partners with PewDiePie

Co-founder of Lino network, Wilson Wei when commenting about the platform says: ''DLive is a place where instead of competing against each other, it benefits creators to support one another. With no platform cuts, we incentivize everyone to create the highest quality content for viewers''. On the deal with PewDiePie, he added that ''PewDiePie has always been a fierce advocate for the value that creators bring with their hard work, time and effort, and he believes in DLive's vision. Our live streaming platform has the potential to forever change how creators are represented in this industry, and we are proud to have PewDiePie help us lead this charge''.

The creator of PewDiePie, Felix expressed his excitement on the new deal. He says: I'm excited to start live streaming again regularly. DLive is great for me because I'm treated like a real partner, just like all of the other streamers on DLive's unique platform''

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