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DJ Mo Twister and gamers Suzzysaur and Rumble Royale join Kumu as regular livestreamers, eager to capitalize on the platform’s audience of more than 500,000 Filipinos

April 29, 2019 | 3 mins read

When Kumu was launched as a livestreaming platform last year, the majority of livestreams were user-generated content (UGC) – everyday Filipinos who wanted to share their lives, talents, and passions to an audience of their peers. The tide is turning, in a manner of speaking. In addition to the bevy of UGC livestreams from Filipinos…

So You Want to Be a Billboard Star? There Are Four Days Left For Your Chance!

April 26, 2019 | 3 mins read

Admit it or not, almost everyone has daydreamed about having their face plastered on a huge billboard along EDSA, where thousands of cars and pedestrians pass by every day. Commonly, we only see the brightest of stars from film and television endorsing their product on these billboards, and it usually, immediately slaps us back to…

#KumuStories: Kumu Brings Joy to Lonely OFW in Saudi

April 25, 2019 | 4 mins read

It’s an age-old story: A mother travels to a foreign country in the hopes of making a better life for her family in the Philippines. Unfortunately, her foreign employers don’t treat her well, and she finds herself sinking slowly into depression as she battles homesickness and longing for her loved ones. This is what Verlyn…

#KumuStories: All the (digital) world’s a stage Singer and Theater Actress brings talent online, earned 32k on a single livestream

April 24, 2019 | 4 mins read

Do you ever wish you could earn good money doing that something you really love? Even as many chose to trudge the beaten path of regular employment, this 21-year old theater graduate simply kept doing what she loves most: performing. Live. Online. And something she is finding to be rewarding in many many respects, including…

#KumuStories: It’s all fun and games with the NosebleedFam!

April 23, 2019 | 4 mins read

Ever wonder what families do when they get bored out of their minds? There’s the usual movie marathon and game nights, of course, but this awesome family took game night to a whole new level with livestreaming app Kumu. Andang and Chester, together with their kids Ethan and Shai, have been streaming their quirky trivia…

#KumuStories: Filipina psychologist brings mental health conversations to livestreaming app

April 15, 2019 | 4 mins read

  When one comes across a livestreaming app, they would probably think of it as a platform for entertainment such as music, skits, games, make-up tutorials, and the like. That is, until Gisa Paredes brought a serious—and admittedly very necessary—conversation to the livestreaming app and content platform Kumu. Gisa, a licensed psychologist and corporate wellness…