Watch Periscope on Apple TV

Periscope’s Apple TV app is now ready for your weekend binge-watching, according to TNW News:
Periscope’s Apple TV app is now ready for your weekend binge-watching
Periscope made the announcement on Medium last week: Periscope — Now playing in a (Home) Theater Near You

This is what excites us about bringing Periscope to the Apple TV — the notion that you, your friends and family, can share what’s happening in the world right now, together.

The Verge published two reviews:

And CNET comparedWhat you can watch on the new Apple TV — and how it compares to Roku, Fire TV and Chromecast

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Periscope now has an embeddable ‘On Air’ button for broadcasts

It’s a useful little tweak that anyone can use. All you have to do is enter your Periscope username (typically your Twitter handle without the ‘@‘) into Periscope’s button generator, and it creates an code so you can embed a button into a webpage. – TNW News

Periscope now has an embeddable ‘On Air’ button for broadcasts

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5 tips for Periscope beginners

Poynter.org: There were two sessions devoted to learning Periscope at the Online News Association’s annual conference last week. Brooke Minters, a senior producer at AJ+, led the sessions.

AJ+ used Periscope while covering protests and riots Baltimore after the death of Freddie Gray, and most recently while covering refugees and migrants in Europe.

“It’s right there in your back pocket,” Minters said of the ease of livestreaming apps.

If you’re ready to give it a try, here are five tips for beginners. –Poynter.

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