ANAHEIM, Calif., June 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- YouNow, the leading social live-streaming platform that attracts a loyal following amongst a youth demographic, returns to VidCon to offer fans the opportunity to meet and interact with new talent from their growing roster of broadcasters. Emerging singer/songwriter, Hailey Knox is the first YouNower to become a Featured Creator at the world's largest and most influential video conference.
As part of being a Featured Creator at VidCon, Hailey will perform during The Industry Track and will take part in a panel with other creators to discuss up and coming platforms for online stars. Hailey will also celebrate the release of her first EP on S-Curve Records with a special YouNow broadcast from the Creator Floor on June 24th.
This year at VidCon, YouNow broadcasters including Nick Bean, Diego Navarrette, Maddie Welborn, 99 GoonSquad (Julian and Jovani), EvieWhy and Ruba Wilson will be featured as emcees on the YouNow Community Stage in Hall C. There will be a YouNow booth next to the stage where other well known broadcasters will make appearances and give away goodies. YouNow will also broadcast live from the YouNow Broadcast booth on the Creators floor as well as from the 6th Annual Tubefilter VidCon Pre-Party on June 22, 2016.
"We are so proud that YouNow offers creators a platform where they can emerge and interact with their fans in real time," said Adi Sideman, YouNow's Founder and CEO. "This year we see more live streaming talent included in Vidcon. It has been gratifying to see how performers like Hailey have built their careers through YouNow, doing what they love and building an impressive and solid fanbase."
Over 70% of YouNow users engage with the broadcasts, through chatting, gifting and broadcasting, spending at least 51 minutes a day on the platform and there will be many fans at VidCon looking for an in person experience.
YouNow is a live network that connects creators and audiences in a way that is authentic, participatory, and, above all, fun. With more than 100 million user sessions a month and 150,000 live broadcasts each day, the platform leads the social video space for the youth demographic. Media broadcasters on YouNow include Huffington Post, Refinery29, MTV Networks, and America's Got Talent. YouNow is backed by Oren Zeev and VCs Venrock, Union Square Ventures and Comcast Ventures. Follow YouNow on Twitter and Instagram @younow.
For more information about YouNow at VidCon, please contact:
YouNow Community Stage: ACC Main Floor Hall C
YouNow Broadcast booth: ACC Creator Floor 2nd floor
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