Periscope

Twitter Confirms That Periscope Will Shut Down In March Of 2021

As it was suspected recently, it seems that Twitter has confirmed in their back-end code last week, that Periscope will be shutting down: According to Periscope: “[T]he Periscope app is in an unsustainable maintenance-mode state, and has been for a while. Over the past couple of years, we’ve seen declining usage and know that the …

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Twitter Gives Video Ads A Subtle Lift, Puts Livestreams Atop The Timeline

Twitter is making it easier for users to find live broadcasts from the accounts they follow, while also giving advertisers running in-stream video ad campaigns prime real estate by pushing video content to a prominent spot on the app. Twitter, who made the announcement yesterday, said it would put livestreams from followed accounts atop a …

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Periscope Launches Live 360 Video Broadcasting

When it comes to social media networks, it looks like 2016 was the year that live video became a pretty huge thing. Facebook, Twitter and Instagram have come out with announcements and upgrades to their live offerings, and Periscope/Twitter is helping to finish up the year with a bang.  There are some Periscope users who will …

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Twitter Live Raises Questions About Twitter’s Other Live-Streaming product, Periscope

Twitter, a company that already owns one live-streaming video product, Periscope, has released a second.  The company has added the ability for people to broadcast live streams within its own app.  This announcesment was made on Wednesday.  This followed Facebook-owed Instagram adding live-streaming, which was announced on Mondy for US users. We’re making it easier for you …

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Twitter’s Periscope Tests Adding Pre-Recorded Video, Graphics To Live Broadcasts

Twitter owned Periscope looks to be stepping up their live streams’s production quality, so they can keep up with Facebook’s Live feature. On September 1st, a posted Periscope Stream by Alex, a popular Periscope broadcaster, seemed to be incorporating pre-recorded video and graphics during the live broadccast, as spotted by Mashable’s Sam Sheffer.  This looks to …

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YouTube Adds Mobile Live-Streaming To Catch Up To Facebook And Periscope

When it comes to live streaming services, YouTube has had one since 2011.  Even then, we can’t say it’s been the greatest though.  If you wanted to live stream through YouTube, you had to have a lot of technical know-how to do it.  And to add to that, you couldn’t even do any live streaming …

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Twitter Adds Live Video Button For iOS & Android & Says Periscope Embeds Are Available

opeThis week, Twitter began pushing its live video, which includes a new live video button on iOS and Android phones.  Not only this, but Twitter confirmed that there will be a Periscope embed feature will be available in the coming weeks. This news was announced on June 15th, via a tweet that showed off how …

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Periscope Version 1.3.8 Adds Sketching On Screen While Broadcasting

On April 27, the Twitter owned Periscope 1.3.8 live broadcasting platform has added a Sketch feature to their mobile app, as well as made some small changes and improvements as well. Here’s what the update information gives for Periscope on iOS, “Just tap and hold while LIVE and select Sketch.  You can use the three primary …

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Twitter Will Sell One-Third Of Ads In NFL Thursday Game Streams

It was reported yesterday that Twitter won the exclusive rights to stream 10 of the NFL’s Thursday Night Football games globally during the upcoming season.  Originally, Facebook, Amazon and Verizon were reported as the front-runners to be able to stream games live digitally, but then Facebook dropped out last week.  It looked like Twitter was left on the …

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