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What is Periscope? Imagine your own TV channel, broadcast from your phone

Applications like Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat all provide a window into our daily lives. While these apps can show blasts from the recent past, none of them give an up-to-the-second view like the live-broadcasting app Periscope.

With live-streaming apps like Periscope and Meerkat on the forefront of initiating a new social medium, Twitter acquired Periscope to solidify it’s position. In this episode of Explained, we detail how live-broadcasting apps like Periscope are being used daily to reshape the way both news and social interaction takes place.

Take an in-depth look at Periscope, the up and coming app that’s bringing live video broadcasting capabilities to everyone. See just exactly how downloading it to your device will change your day.

Joshua Smith
Former Digital Trends Contributor
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