The continuous transmission of audio or video data via an online network is called streaming. The streamed media are reproduced directly. Contrary to download, no local copy is created.
Numerous online platforms and services use the technology. Popular audio streaming services include Spotify, Deezer and Apple Music. In the video section Netflix, Amazon or Watchever are creating competition for conventional TV broadcasters.
Authorities in Ohio have launched a manhunt for a suspect they say broadcast a video of himself shooting an elderly man. The suspect claimed to have killed others, but Cleveland police have not verified that information.
Live streaming shows are China's fastest growing Internet industry. They feature hosts speaking and flirting live in front of a camera. In exchange, fans send them cash. The pressure for hosts to look good has helped advance another industry: plastic surgery.