You can now get your Periscope broadcast started right from Twitter's app
People can now launch live broadcasts on Twitter-owned Periscope directly from the Twitter mobile app on iOS and Android. Doing so is as simple as heading to the compose screen, tapping the camera icon, and selecting the Live option.
Ready to go live? Now everyone can tap a new button on iOS & Android to easily broadcast on #Periscope from Twitter! pic.twitter.com/tedpUN1QMAReady to go live? Now everyone can tap a new button on iOS & Android to easily broadcast on #Periscope from Twitter! pic.twitter.com/tedpUN1QMA— Twitter (@twitter) June 15, 2016June 15, 2016
Once you tap the button, you'll be taken directly to the Periscope app's live broadcast screen, where you'll be asked to title your broadcast and actually initiate the stream itself. Previously, you'd need to head to the Periscope app in order to start a stream.
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