Over the past year the number of TikTok users hosting live streams or viewing them has doubled. So TikTok is expanding the experience with new features.

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    TikTok content creators can now schedule and promote their streams in advance as TikTok Events. This allows them to build anticipation around the content.

    They’re adding picture-in-picture. Which will allow users to continue using their phones while the live stream stays pinned to the bottom corner of their screen.

    A live Q&A feature will make it easier for creators to engage with their viewers in real time. Users will be able to find live streams more easily with a new top streams feature.

    Creators will be able to designate moderators ahead of their live stream to help them monitor the chat. There will also be a new keyword filter tool, this will allow creators to mute words of their choice during a live stream.