Facebook Live Video vs. Periscope for broadcasting

What's the difference between Facebook, Periscope and Meerkat for live-streaming video? Bridget Carey explains how the new broadcast feature works on Facebook. Also: iTunes Radio is no longer free, and Rihanna lures new users to Tidal.

You can now broadcast live video to your Facebook friends. (But you may like Periscope better.)

Watch CNET Update below to learn how to use Facebook's new Live Video tool, now available for US iPhone accounts -- and coming soon to Android. Facebook may be the best option for videos you only want your friends to see, but Twitter's Periscope wins the cool points for interacting with viewers during a live event. And of course we can't forget the OG of social live stream apps, Meerkat:


Also in this tech-news roundup, we say goodbye to free iTunes Radio. And can Rihanna's new album save Tidal?

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Facebook Live Video vs. Periscope for broadcasting

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