Why is YouTube Live Chat slow? hectic December 12, 2017 13:36 Follow If you have zero viewers, the chat will be slower. There is also a limit on how often apps can check for new chat messages. Related articles StreamElements Live - Streamer View Section How to Mirror to a Computer? StreamElements Live - FAQ Camera Stream Overlays How do I set YouTube Channel Category & Game Title Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.