Periscope

Apple to Debut New Periscope Camera with ‘iPhone 15’: Kuo

According to TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple will switch to a high-ASP periscope lens for the telephoto camera on at least one iPhone 15 model next year. The analyst believes that will be the highest-end offering, likely dubbed the iPhone 15 Pro Max. A periscope system in a telephoto lens bounces the entering...

Twitter May Soon Shut Down Periscope Live Video Broadcasting App

According to a report by TechCrunch, code discovered in the Twitter app suggests that the company is planning to shut down its live video broadcasting app Periscope in the near future. Spotted by developer Jane Machun Wong, a line in Twitter’s app code reveals a link to a shutdown notice for the Periscope app. Twitter might...

Periscope Now Lets You Broadcast Live with Guests on iOS, Android and Web

Twitter’s Periscope has launched the ability for users to broadcast live with guests, starting today: Starting today, you can go live with guests, and invite anyone in your audience to join your broadcast. Your chosen guests can be heard by everyone and can drop off at any time. Broadcasters can still read and respond to...

Periscope Expanding ‘Super Hearts’ Program to Canada

Periscope is expanding its Super Broadcaster program to additional countries beyond the United States - including Canada - giving more users of the Twitter-owned application the opportunity to earn money from their livestreams. A new report from TechCrunch says that Periscope users in Canada, Ireland, and the United Kingdom can now apply to join the Super Broadcaster program. These...

Twitter For Apple TV Adds Periscope 360-Degree Global Map

Twitter launched its very first streaming app on Apple TV last year with the promise of Thursday Night Football and live sports, and now it's expanding its television repertoire with even more live content: 360-degree videos. The social media company just announced that it's adding a Periscope Global Map to its Apple TV app, from...

Brands Can Now Create “Custom Hearts” for Periscope Live Videos

Twitter has today announced a new way for brands to engage fans through live video, by allowing them to create their own "Custom Hearts" for use in Periscope’s live video, TechCrunch is reporting. Twitter says that customizations can be used alone or combined with pre-roll ads in brand sponsorships of broadcasts.  For those who aren’t aware, Periscope hearts...

Twitter Extends Pre-Roll Video Ads to Periscope Live Streams

Twitter has opened up another place for video ads as it looks to find more revenue for its flight to profitability this year. Starting today, select partners can apply to have ads run in front of Periscope videos. These pre-roll ads come at an important time for Twitter, as they are trading at record lows. The...

TVO and Twitter Partner to Stream ‘The Agenda’ Broadcasts Nightly in Canada

Publicly funded TVO (TV Ontario) and Twitter have announced a partnership to stream The Agenda with Steve Paikin nightly, via a Periscope broadcast. According to TVO, this marks the first time a media organization has offered a nightly stream of its broadcast via Periscope in Canada. TVO’s flagship current affairs program airs every weekday starting at...

Twitter Debuts 360-Degree Live Video With Periscope

Twitter is adding live 360-degree video streams to its service, courtesy of Periscope, according to a new blog post from the social media giant. The company officially rolled out support for live 360-degree video streams on Wednesday, allowing users of Twitter’s and Periscope’s apps and website to pan within a live stream simply by moving […]

Twitter Launches Periscope-Powered Live Video Streaming Feature

Twitter is following the likes of Facebook by introducing a new feature that allows users to broadcast live video through the integration of its live video streaming service, Periscope. By releasing such a feature, its a clear indication that the social network is bringing Periscope closer to Twitter‘s own core product, something the company has been […]

Twitter Announces New Tool to Combat Spam in Periscope Broadcasts

Twitter-owned Periscope, which allows anyone to broadcast live to a global audience and enable viewers to interact in real time, has today received a new tool to combat spam and abuse during live broadcasts. A new comment moderation tool is now accessible by tapping on a comment within a broadcast. People can report comments for being spam or abuse, which...