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Periscope has a clean and intuitive interface (pictures)

Twitter's Periscope makes it easy upon launch to start viewing live streams immediately or create your own in only a couple of taps.

Jason Parker
Jason Parker has been at CNET for nearly 15 years. He is the senior editor in charge of iOS software and has become an expert reviewer of the software that runs on each new Apple device. He now spends most of his time covering Apple iOS releases and third-party apps.
Jason Parker
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Periscope for iPhone

Broadcast your vacation, a trip to the ballpark or any activity you can think of with Twitter's new live streaming app for iPhone.

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Featured streams

When you launch the app, you're greeted with the streams that are happening right now.

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Start your broadcast

When you want to start a broadcast, you can add a title, choose whether you want to reveal your location, and if you want to notify all your Twitter followers.

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Interact with your audience

As you shoot your broadcast, users can send you "likes" in the form of hearts that appear on screen when they tap. They can also make comments or ask questions, and you can answer live.

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So many streams

With the app's current popularity, don't be surprised to see a constantly changing stream list on just about every topic.

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