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.