We are usually asked about

How much do I get paid as a reporter?

When you Go Live from the LiveTube app and your story is accepted by our producers, we will pay you a fixed price of $ 1.00 and $ 0.20 per minute for your work as a camera person. This equals around $ 13.00 per hour depending on how long you are filming for LiveTube.

Story accepted: $ 1.00*
Per-minute filming: $ 0.20*

Pay per hour up to $ 13.00 *

(payment subject to General Terms and Conditions as well as the LiveTube Rules and general payment regulations. You can find more information on our special payments page)

What is the minimum length of a video?

There is no minimum or maximum length, as long as what you are reporting is interesting and relevant.

How do I get paid?

You will get paid straight after the streaming is over via email.
Find out how much you can earn and everything else on our dedicated  Payments page.

What happens when my stream breaks?

When the stream breaks down due to technical reasons (e.g. signal strength) you will have the option to reconnect to your producer as soon as your network is back. Alternatively you can initiate a new stream.

What happens if the producer doesn’t choose my story?

If the producer doesn’t choose you it means that your stream has not been chosen to be broadcasted. There can be several reasons for this.

When is the video over?

The video will be over when the producer decides to shut you down because the story came to a natural end or when you ended the filming on your device.

Why there are 30 seconds delays in the streaming?

The 30 seconds delay is due to the fact that for safety and ethical reasons the producer will see what happens  live first and will be able to stop in time the streaming if he thinks that the material shown is not safe.

Why did the screen turn blue with music?

The screen turned blue with music because the producer decided to block the picture. There could be many different reasons for that. Find out more in the tips section.

What happens if my Internet connection is very bad?

If the Internet connection is very bad, the pubic will only hear the audio of the streaming.

Can I film people in the street?

Yes you can film people in the street if you are reporting a topic of public interest.

Will I still get money if I’m not been taken as a broadcast?

No you won’t be paid if you are not been chosen as a producer.

Will I be able to download my videos?

You will not be able to download the videos, but you can always watch them in Settings -> “My LiveTubes”. From there and in “Watch Live” you can also share your videos with others.

What is the minimum age I can take videos?

The minimum age is 14 years old.

Why can I not talk with my producer?

You cannot talk to your producer because it is more important to focus on the images you are shooting. You are the reporter.

Can I send messages to friends while shooting?

No you cannot send messages to other people while shooting.

What are LiveTube series?

LiveTube series are a feature that allows you, if you’ve been accepted, to create you personal series based on multiple episodes.

Why do I need to provide my phone number and email address?

We take the authenticiy  of our LiveTubers seriously. For this reason we verify both their email and mobile number. Only with this approach can we assure a safe environment for LiveTube. You can also find more information in our privacy section.

What are favourites?

With favourites you will choose from a selection of 16 different categories your favourite subjects and you will also have the possibility to have live alerts when new videos pop up.

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Join the Live Community

Join our LiveForum and chat with others. This is a friendly community and everyone is happy to help you with any questions. There are also experienced reporters and LiveTube Producers. Become a part of the LiveForum community and join the discussion about Live Content and everything Live Storytelling with mobile phones.

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You can also start a chat with one of our LiveTube producers on everything Breaking News, LiveTube App, Live Reporter, Stories, or anything else about LiveTube.

In order to watch LiveTube you need to download the LiveTube app. Members of the press have access to all content for their news programs.

Should you rather prefer not to use the app, then you can always follow the LiveTube social channels where we publish LIVE alerts, breaking news, and some of our highlights. Other than with CNN, FOX News, CBS News, or other networks, LiveTubers start streaming before the news is even out. Go Live and make the news!

Follow LiveTube for real-time alerts and breaking news:

You can download the LiveTube app free of charge.  Become a paid LIVE reporter, watch LIVE Breaking News and make money live streaming. The app comes in English, German, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Korean, Japanese, and Spanish.


For urgent requests, you can head over to our MediaHub directly. One of our producers will make sure to get you approved. The MediaHub offers direct access to our livestreams and recordings for your free usage.

How can I use LiveTube Content?

You can share LiveTube content to your social profiles and with your friends directly from the app. However, you can not download our content, This is for legal reasons and because we pay our LiveTubers for their stories. Sometimes we might share our content on the LiveTube social channels.

Free access for members of the media

Members of the press and media can visit the dedicated media page, where we explain how they can get free access to LiveTube content.

If you are a celebrity, artist, professional musician, famous rock climber, social influencer, or in any other way recognized by the public for a unique skill, then we should talk. We are especially interested in people who are working regularly in public space and who serve large audiences. If you are connected to large events or topics of interest, e.g. paparazzi, blogger, or talent agent – we want to hear from you. Everyone can suggest and request LiveTubes as well.

If you are a corporate, a public club, a charity, or just a great team with an amazing story to tell, then let’s bring you on LiveTube. We are especially looking for behind the scenes stories – a real sneak peek into the never before seen – and this is all live as a global series. Explore the potentials in a story brainstorm with our producers.  Or you might want to advertise with us. We offer a protected environment for your important brand assets and key messaging.

Haven’t found what you were looking for?
No problem at all. 

First check our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS) or head over to our general help portal. You can also get in touch with one of our producers via LIVE chat.

Alternatively, you can visit the official LiveTube support forum, where you can find tips and tricks, answers to frequently asked questions, and expert help on all topics.