Twitter owned Periscope live broadcasting Application will soon get new features. Twitter has announced that it will soon start rolling out a significant update for Periscope.
The update will bring new features and will include ability to save broadcasts beyond 24 hours. It will also allow new way to search that makes it easy to find broadcasts, including live streams and replays. Moreover, this update will allow people to broadcast directly from DJI drone.
After this update, broadcasts will be saved permanently by default for everyone, in their Periscope profiles and on Twitter. People can delete broadcasts any from settings. Users will also get auto-delete in 24 hours option as well.
This new update will also bring a new search button, that can be accessed from Global list. It will allow users to search live broadcasts and replays by topic or title. Selecting search will auto-populate array of topics in different categories like food, travel, music etc. Moreover, it is also launching its dedicated GoPro and Drones featured channel as well.
Twitter has announced that the update will go live in coming weeks. The feature that allows saving broadcast for more than 24 hours will be available for both Android and iOS devices.while the feature that allows broadcasts from DJI drone will be available only on iOS devices.
Periscope CEO and co-founder Kayvon Beykpour said –
We’ve seen incredible growth in our community and the number of live broadcasts created on Periscope over the past year, People are using Periscope to share what’s happening in the world around them, so we felt it was time to evolve beyond the restraint of 24 hours and allow this content to stay in the public record. We’re excited to release this capability along with a new way for people to search for broadcasts.