Livestreaming

  • 100M Live Broadcasts In, Periscope Streams New Life Into Your Twitter Feed

    100M Live Broadcasts In, Periscope Streams New Life Into Your Twitter Feed

    Periscope, Twitter’s live streaming app, has played around in the outskirts of Twitter, with nothing more than a screenshot and link being shared when you see a stream pop up in your timeline. That changes today as Periscope gets fully baked into the iOS version of Twitter and coming soon for Android and web. You might be asking “what took so long?” but since Periscope… Read More

  • Periscope Turns Screenshotting Into A Social Experience

    Periscope Turns Screenshotting Into A Social Experience

    A new version of Periscope popped up on the App Store today that allows viewers to share screenshots that they take during your stream. Additionally a little screenshot icon will show up in chat letting you and everyone else know that a screenshot has been taken. It’s basically Periscope’s version of a “retweet.” Read More

  • Meerkat Outs An Embeddable Player, Hooks Discovery Channel’s Shark Week

    Meerkat Outs An Embeddable Player, Hooks Discovery Channel’s Shark Week

    Livestreaming app Meerkat has launched an embeddable player so that content being broadcast to the app can be embedded into and viewed on other digital services. The first implementation of the player is with the Discovery Channel, for its annual Shark Week multi-platform event — which begins July 5. Read More

  • Indonesian Live-streaming Startup Zeemi.tv Grabs $1M From DeNA And 500 Startups

    Indonesian Live-streaming Startup Zeemi.tv Grabs $1M From DeNA And 500 Startups

    Indonesia has been dubbed the “social media capital of the world” thanks to the popularity of Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram there. Now armed with $1 million in seed funding from DeNA and 500 Startups, Zeemi.tv is betting that its live-streaming video platform will prove just as popular in the country as other social networks. Launched last year by Thomas Damek, the co-founder… Read More

  • SWAT Team Detains Popular Gamer Who Was Live-Streaming ‘Counter-Strike’

    SWAT Team Detains Popular Gamer Who Was Live-Streaming ‘Counter-Strike’

    An incredible video showing the apparent swatting of a video game player who operates under the moniker ‘Kootra‘ was published today. Swatting is a prank that involves falsely telling the police of a dangerous situation so that a SWAT — special weapons and tactics (SWAT) — team is deployed¬†in response, erroneously. The police are led to believe that they need to roll… Read More

  • CBS Will Live Stream The AFC’s Playoff Games

    CBS Will Live Stream The AFC’s Playoff Games

    Today CBS announced that it will live stream its coverage of the¬†American Football Conference’s playoffs online. If you are a football fan without a television, this is good news. According to CBS, the championship game for the conference, two “divisional round games” and a wildcard game will be streamed. The content will be centered, unsurprisingly, at CBS Sports’… Read More