Streaming video headline check: November, 2015

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Streaming video headline check: October, 2015

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

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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

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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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Periscope on Apple TV Is a Smart Move for Both Companies

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Periscope is slated to be in the app store at launch, and it could do some good in extending the apps reach. – fool.com

Periscope on Apple TV Is a Smart Move for Both Companies — The Motley Fool

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Turkish Periscope uptake rivals US

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Buzzed spoke with founder Kayvon Beykpour about Periscope in Turkey, reporting that activity is second only to the US and that three Turkish cities — Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir — are among the top 10 cities with the most Periscope users:Why Periscope Is Going Wild In Turkey

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Periscope embraces social screeshotting

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“Periscope released an update (this week) for iOS users that lets you see if people are taking screenshots of your videos,’ according to thenewxtweb.com, explaining: “If someone takes one while you’re broadcasting, a screenshot icon will appear on the screen alongside the hearts.”Now you can see if someone screenshots your Periscope broadcasts

“Unlike Snapchat, where the screenshot is a big no-no, Periscope wants screenshotting to be completely social,” according to techcrunch.com, continuing: “Leveraging the Twitter graph is the obvious move.”

More news reports on: Screenshotting with Pericope.

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