Wedding Live Streams Up 250% in One Year




With wedding season in full swing, popular video streaming service Ustream has revealed data that webcasts of couples saying “I do” are up 250% in just one year.

A growing group of tech-savvy couples are incorporating live video streaming of their nuptials online, so friends and family who aren’t able to make the event can still watch from afar. From May 2012 to May 2013, nearly 20,000 wedding broadcasts were streamed on Ustream, up from 7,800 from the same period the year before.

The service, along with others such as HangWith, Skype and I Do Stream, offer couples the option of broadcasting their weddings via the web. Couples can use laptop webcams or smartphones to capture the video for free, although the service can jump up in price (about $ 100) for more functionality such as greater storage or to remove ads. Read more…

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