Periscope has finally landed on Android, the application that lets you broadcast live video to whoever you want. When you do so, your friends will receive notifications and can join in to watch you and comment in real time.
The only live video broadcast client authorized by Twitter.
The peculiarity and greatest aspect of this app is definitely the real-time broadcast of videos, however, the latter remain available all day long so that they can be played time and time again.
Main features of Periscope
- Videos available for 24 hours to be played time and time again.
- Private streaming function.
- Management of notifications.
- Broadcasts via Twitter (only authorized client).
- Show the hearts awarded by your followers.
A true viral phenomenon
This app was born as Twitter's reply to Merkaat, and application that had nothing to do with the social network but that offered exactly the same service. The latter was forbidden and the guys at California counter-attacked with Periscope which received a major boost when loads of celebrities started using it to broadcast live their personal lives. Therefore, famous people or football players like Piqué, Neymar or Sergio Ramos use it on a daily basis, making it very popular.
Go a step further and show everything you do in your real-life by broadcasting live video.