The research reveals that watching others livestreaming is far more popular than young people livestreaming themselves, with children watching celebrities, vloggers and gamers, as well as their friends and family.
A report from Childnet, a partner in the UK Safer Internet Centre, into children’s experiences of watching and sharing livestreams.
The survey of 500 children and young people aged 8-17 years conducted by Populus found that YouTube Live is the most popular service for watching others livestream, while Instagram Live is the most popular service that children use to ‘go live’ themselves. Get tips from Childnet and advice created by young people.
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