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Twitter pulls the plug on live-streaming app Periscope six years after acquiring it
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Twitter pulls the plug on live-streaming app Periscope six years after acquiring it

The company feels shutting down Periscope as a separate service will also allow it to better focus on further building the live streaming function.

Twitter to shut down its live video streaming mobile application Periscope by March 2021
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Twitter to shut down its live video streaming mobile application Periscope by March 2021

Twitter will continue to offer the live video streaming via its integrated Twitter Live feature present in the main Twitter app though.

Twitter's Periscope now lets you invite up to three guests to a live broadcast
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Twitter's Periscope now lets you invite up to three guests to a live broadcast

Twitter mentions that the feature will eventually roll out to live options inside the Twitter app.

Twitter to now show live streams and broadcasts on top of your timeline
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Twitter to now show live streams and broadcasts on top of your timeline

Twitter has also launched an audio-only broadcasting feature so your followers can hear, but not see you.

Twitter now allows audio-only broadcasts, feature's currently only on iOS
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Twitter now allows audio-only broadcasts, feature's currently only on iOS

The features are currently available only on iOS and to a small number of users.

Twitter to suspend accounts posting abusive comments on Periscope repeatedly
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Twitter to suspend accounts posting abusive comments on Periscope repeatedly

Twitter to remove suspicious accounts which repeatedly post abusive comments on livestreams.

Twitter's Ed Ho steps down as product head citing personal reasons
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Twitter's Ed Ho steps down as product head citing personal reasons

Periscope’s Chief Executive Officer Kayvon Beykpour will be Twitter's new product head.

Periscope to hike payments for video stars to make the platform more attractive for broadcasters
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Periscope to hike payments for video stars to make the platform more attractive for broadcasters

People watching Periscope will be able to send a gratuity to online performers and broadcasters they like, using a variety of heart shapes that they can purchase as a form of virtual currency, the company said.

Twitter report reveals 55 percent increase in requests for account information by the Indian government
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Twitter report reveals 55 percent increase in requests for account information by the Indian government

Twitter, however, did not remove any account or withhold any tweet as requested by the government, police or court.

As video consumption rises, millennials’ attention span for ads shrinks to five seconds: Report
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As video consumption rises, millennials’ attention span for ads shrinks to five seconds: Report

Periscope and Facebook Live some of the much-promised mediums of viewing for these upcoming generation, Fulgoni believes is more dependant on the length of the viewing period of an episode.

Twitter to let Periscope stars collect money from fans to compete with YouTube
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Twitter to let Periscope stars collect money from fans to compete with YouTube

Twitter Inc plans on Wednesday to launch a system for people to earn money by streaming live on its Periscope service, a first for Twitter and a way for the company to try to compete with YouTube and others in the search for internet talent.

Facebook Live murder: The law needs to be equipped to tackle live-streamed criminal activities
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Facebook Live murder: The law needs to be equipped to tackle live-streamed criminal activities

Increasing instances of such livestreaming have led to a number of questions, particularly on who is responsible for the upload of such content

Twitter announces pre-roll ads for live video streaming app Periscope
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Twitter announces pre-roll ads for live video streaming app Periscope

As video viewership on Twitter continues to grow, the mirco-blogging website introduced pre-roll ads on its live video streaming app Periscope.

Facebook Live is rolling out for desktop users; allows livestream of games
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Facebook Live is rolling out for desktop users; allows livestream of games

According to a Facebook blog post on Wednesday, Facebook live on desktops was earlier available for pages only, but now the status update composer will feature a Live button also.

YouTube introduces mobile live streaming for creators with over 10,000 subscribers
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YouTube introduces mobile live streaming for creators with over 10,000 subscribers

For creators, this is a new way to engage with fans, and Google plans to eventually roll out the feature to everyone using YouTube.

Twitter's Periscope adds 'Proudly made in America by immigrants' to app loading screen
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Twitter's Periscope adds 'Proudly made in America by immigrants' to app loading screen

In a statement, Periscope said on Tuesday that the recent executive order to halt immigration from seven countries in the Middle East and Africa forced them to consider a disturbing alternate reality in which the Periscope team is irreparably changed.

Twitter to introduce Explore tab containing Moments, live video and trending topics
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Twitter to introduce Explore tab containing Moments, live video and trending topics

Twitter has announced that it is going to replace the Moments tab with a new Explore tab, that contains Moments, live video and trending topics.

Twitter bakes Periscope functionality into the main app, but it's already too late
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Twitter bakes Periscope functionality into the main app, but it's already too late

Twitter has announced that it will now allow its users to go live straight from the Twitter app rather than restrict them to the Periscope app.

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden sends strong anti-surveillance message to Donald Trump
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NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden sends strong anti-surveillance message to Donald Trump

In a clear message to US President-elect Donald Trump, the famed National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower Edward Snowden has said that government surveillance programmes will create "vulnerabilities" for social media users.

Edward Snowden on Fake News: Censorship is not a solution
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Edward Snowden on Fake News: Censorship is not a solution

Snowden showed disappointment in the fact that some news sources did not care about the truth anymore.