Meerkat VS Periscope

Social Media Talk


Meerkat and Periscope were both released within only a few weeks of each other but why has Periscope been ranked as the favourite? With Meerkat being the first app to be released, it has grown nearly to 2 million users today but when Periscope came into the scene, they gained 1 million users within just 10 days of release in the Apple App Store.

With every update that Meerkat does, it seems as if Periscope is always right behind. Periscope launched its app for Android just a few weeks after Meerkat launched theirs. While the concept of Meerkat and Periscope is the same, you have access to livestream for 24 hours after it ends, whereas Meerkat, the stream is gone immediately. Periscope allows you to add your location while you’re Periscoping whereas Meerkat does not. Periscope also has access to Twitter’s “social graph”, which allows users to connect with their…

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