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He was part of a group that believed everyone would soon be the star of their own reality television series, all broadcast on the web.
Watching a You Now stream can be an overwhelming experience.
The comments on popular videos fly by far too quickly for the broadcaster to follow.
They take care of distribution through the app store, monetization through in-app purchases, incredible video quality through cameras and microphones, and connectivity everywhere with LTE internet." The growth and ubiquity of social networks is also "creating an amplifier effect for good consumer products." You Now is run by founder and CEO Adi Sideman, who knows very well the long history of failed experiments with live streaming.
"It is a dream that a lot of people have been thinking about for a long time," Sideman told me, relaxing at a conference table in his midtown New York office.But now the mobile market is mature enough for a sea change.