The Next Web‘s Owen Williams opines on what Twitter’s new live-streaming app Periscope could mean for the future of news and live events.
He writes, “I don’t say this as hyperbole and I don’t believe it’s a fad; Periscope (or at least, a similar app) is absolutely going to change the way news is viewed and created. It already is. Don’t get me wrong, Periscope won’t replace the TV news. Watching these streams can be overwhelming and confusing. There is unfettered access to information and scenes that might be cut from live TV, which could be dangerous and those filming don’t have the facts. It’s a whole new level of the unfiltered world.”
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