YouTube is getting some new competition.
A startup called Whipclip, that will allow its users to create three-minute clips of live shows, launched on Thursday. Currently, the app has clips from already-broadcast shows, but that will change on March 30.
The startup has partnered with Comedy Central to make its upcoming roast of pop star Justin Bieber on March 30 the first live TV event to make use of Whipclip’s service. Using the service, viewers can create clips of the Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber and immediately share them to their social networks, marking the first time a televised event has been shared in real-time.
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