Earlier this week, Twitter’s Live Streaming service, Periscope added support for web-replays, which allows users to watch streams on their desktops for 24 hours.
But its rival, Meerkat is adding a feature that is even more impressive.
Techcrunch says that Meerkat has launched an embeddable player, which will allow the broadcast to be added and viewed on other services. Take that, Periscope!
And what a way to make its debut, the new embeddable player will be used to broadcast a Discovery Channel show. The channel will hold its annual Shark Week event, next month, on July 5th. And Meerkat player will live stream behind-the-scenes videos on DLive web [...]
Periscope, Twitter’s live streaming service, now lets you watch replays on the web.
If you aren’t aware of live streaming services on Twitter, allow me to explain.
Earlier this year, an app called Meerkat was launched for iOS devices. The app let users use the device’s camera, to stream live videos directly to the user’s followers on Twitter. The was a phenomenal hit amongst users and journalists.
A similar app was released by another group. This app was called Periscope, and did the same job as Meerkat. But soon after Meerkat’s debut, Twitter acquired Periscope, and what followed is regarded as highly unethical and [...]