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 Quick-Start Guide How do I set YouTube Channel Category & Game Title How to Mirror to a Computer? Why does my phone get hot? How to choose the best Twitch server? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.