Meerkat brought live mobile-streaming video into the mainstream, but its lack of features makes it an easy target for its much better competition.
Days after Twitter cut the live-streaming app off from easily reaching Twitter's audience, Meerkat's CEO says it's "grateful" to Twitter for helping jump-start the service.
The interface for Meerkat doesn't have much to it. Unless you're shooting a new video or receive a link to one, there's not much to do in the app.
There can only be one king of Twitter livestreaming.
With Twitter's Periscope hitting the scene, we had to see how it measures up to Meerkat.
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Meerkat has enjoyed over a month of dominance in the streaming-video category, but Twitter's release of Periscope has changed all that. Here's why.
The microblogging social network wants you to broadcast live video from your mobile, and encourage other streamers with floating hearts.
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The social network cuts off a major feature of Meerkat, Yahoo puts a new twist on passwords, and BlackBerry makes another play for a tablet -- kind of.