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article image3 ways people are using Periscope app live-streaming

By Preston Van Dyke     Apr 16, 2015 in Technology
After the onslaught of attention Meerkat live-streaming attracted during the 2015 SXSW we are also seeing new and unique use cases of Twitter's app for live-streaming — Periscope.
Live video unfiltered, unedited and uncensored seems to be the next evolution of social media. Meerkat took the web by storm after presenting at the most recent SXSW. And while the world is still in the throes of heated debate as to which live-streaming app is better — Twitter's app Periscope or the challenger Meerkat — we are seeing how live-streaming via mobile social can be put to use.
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With the recent season premiere of Game of Thrones (apparently the most watched television series HBO has produced) multiple instances of the episode were found being streamed from Periscope.
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When Jimmy Fallon took over The Tonight Show it was clear late-night television was going to get a serious overhaul. A digital overhaul. The trend toward merging web and digital with the traditional late night talk show format remains true here. Shortly after Twitter announced the acquisition of Periscope, Jimmy Fallon was giving the world a sneak peak of his pre-show preparation by live-streaming his monologue rehearsal.
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The Glacier National Park took advantage of the opportunity by having one of their Park Rangers give a tour and answer questions from the viewers.
For more ways Periscope is being used check out this post from Periscope themselves.
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