GoPro Cameras Can Stream Video To Meerkat App

New Use For Streaming Apps In Newsrooms

Periscope and Meerkat have introduced a new format, allowing viewers to interact with broadcasters during the stream.

Will Live-Streaming Apps Kill The Cable Star?

Cable programmers have one more thing to worry about: the rise of a new crop of live-broadcasting stars on apps like Periscope and Meerkat.

Apps Threaten TV’s Hold On Live Sports

Fans have long shunned piracy of live sporting events in favor of gathering around the TV, but now live-streaming apps such as Periscope and Meerkat threaten TV’s golden egg. That stunning recognition arrived this past weekend when droves of boxing fans skipped the $100 pay-per-view fee and watched the much-anticipated match between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao free Saturday evening.

Live Video Apps Face Copyright Minefield

The new, personal, live-streaming video apps — Periscope by Twitter and Meerkat by Life on Air Inc. — will likely get dragged by their inventive and fanatical users into a copyright and piracy minefield in Washington and the courts.

Apps Turn TV Stars Into Phone Friends

It seems like only yesterday (and pretty much was) that Periscope and Meerkat burst on the scene, live video-streaming apps that work on iPhones. Suddenly, everyone, from Jimmy Fallon and Tyra Banks to, well, someone like you can stream live video. And Periscope users can upload their video streams for on-demand playback over the next 24 hours. No longer will your public, such as it is, be deprived of watching you in real time doing whatever you do as conveyed by your phone.

Periscope, Meerkat And The Journalism Of Now

Live-Streaming Apps Dominate Buzz At SXSW

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A live-streaming app called Meerkat, calls to online activism and pedicabs with a “Game of Thrones” Iron throne seat were the top topics of conversation at South by Southwest over the weekend, as 33,000-plus members of the technology, marketing and media industries poured into Austin, Texas. “You never know what’s around […]