Posts Tagged ‘Periscope’

Periscope hires editor-in-chief to curate its best feeds

Periscope hires editor-in-chief to curate its best feeds

Live streaming app Periscope has hired its first editor-in-chief to help pick out the best of its feeds. Evan Hansen will be taking on the new role, leaving a similar position at Medium after moving to the platform-slash-publisher from Wired.com three years ago. Hansen told CNNMoney that his job at Periscope will mean “curating best...

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Google may be working on a Periscope competitor called YouTube Connect

Google may be working on a Periscope competitor called YouTube Connect

Google may be developing a way to make live streaming on YouTube much easier. VentureBeat reports that the company is working on a new mobile app called YouTube Connect that would offer similar functionality to the likes of Periscope and Facebook Live by letting users stream online right from their phones. Streams are said to...

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Tony Stewart shares details of ATV accident via Periscope

Tony Stewart shares details of ATV accident via Periscope

As he walked on a treadmill, Stewart discussed for the first time how he fractured his back and if he’ll ever run the Daytona 500 again. Giving a firsthand look at his rehabilitation from a back injury that will likely keep him sidelined for a large chunk of his final season, Tony Stewart conducted...

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Erykah Badu just premiered new single ‘Phone Down’ with a Periscope broadcast

Erykah Badu just premiered new single ‘Phone Down’ with a Periscope broadcast

R&B legend Erykah Badu is working on a new mixtape called But U Caint Use My Phone, and she just shared new single “Phone Down” by playing it live from her car on Periscope. She announced this afternoon that she’d share the mixtape’s second single by broadcasting live at 7:00PM ET, and she didn’t disappoint:...

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Periscope now has 10 million users

Periscope now has 10 million users

Twitter’s live-streaming app hit a big milestone on Aug. 10th: the company now has 10 million accounts active on iOS and Android, founder Kayvon Beykpour said in a broadcast today. The company reached that number about four months after it launched; Periscope hit 1 million users in its first 10 days. Continue reading… The Verge –...

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You can now watch Periscope replays on the web

You can now watch Periscope replays on the web

Since live streams began taking over Twitter feeds earlier this year, a common complaint has been that they end before you could watch them. Periscope did enable replays within 24 hours after a stream ended, but only on its apps for Android and iOS. That changes today with the launch of web replays. Just click a link to...

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Hillary Clinton streamed her first presidential campaign rally on Periscope

Hillary Clinton streamed her first presidential campaign rally on Periscope

Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton held her first major campaign rally this morning on New York’s Roosevelt Island — and she streamed the whole thing live on Periscope. Olympian Michelle Kwan, an avid Hillary supporter, hosted the stream. The speech itself was a broad outline of Clinton’s campaign platform, extolling the nationwide benefits of a solid middle...

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Twitter brings live-streaming app Periscope to Android

Twitter brings live-streaming app Periscope to Android

Periscope, the promising live-streaming app owned by Twitter, arrives on Android today. Like its cousin on iOS, which debuted two months ago to the day, Periscope for Android lets you watch and record broadcasts from your mobile device. Reaching 1 million users in its first 10 days, Periscope has so far proven a hit with celebrities...

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I was recognized in New York City for the first time while I was on Periscope

I was recognized in New York City for the first time while I was on Periscope

I’m a big fan of Periscope. I use it almost every day to talk with strangers about anything and everything: my Apple Watch, my roommate’s dog Milo, my life in New York. Yesterday, while waiting for a friend outside Penn Station, I was Periscoping — talking to the camera and answering questions as usual — when...

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The Vergecast 146: Galaxy S6, HTC One M9, and Periscope

The Vergecast 146: Galaxy S6, HTC One M9, and Periscope

It’s another tech-filled week, but this one is just a little more British than usual. International visitor Tom Warren joins Nilay, Dieter, and Sam to discuss the release of the Samsung Galaxy S6, HTC One M9, Facebook’s chat ambitions, and the release of Periscope. Continue reading… The Verge – All Posts

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