Watch: Woman Arrested for Live-Streaming Drunk Drive From Bar

A Florida woman was arrested over the weekend for drunk driving after live-streaming her trek from the bar via Periscope, which is an app that allows users to stream live video. Whitney Beall, 23, told those watching her live-stream that


Obama Lectures Reporter For Recording Tea Shop Visit With His Phone

“You don’t need to be filming this, put it down, you’re not reporting,” President Obama told reporters he met at a tea shop. The shooter then ended the broadcast of his video, but not before hundreds of viewers had tuned in to watch the president.

President Barack Obama takes a walk along Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, Wednesday, April 29, 2015, with 2015 National Teacher of the Year Shanna Peeples of Amarillo, Texas, following an event to honor the 2015 National Teacher of the Year and finalists in the Rose Garden.

Goliath Stumbles: Twitter’s Periscope Neck-and-Neck with Live-Streaming Competitor Meerkat

The battle for the next great social network service has become a neck-and-neck race. The hot new trend–as of this month –is live social video streaming, where users interact in real-time with their favorite Twitter friends, as they record events and conversation. One of the two contenders, Periscope, had the massive promotional power of Twitter itself, but after a brief rise to dominance, has fallen into tight competition with the scrappy startup, Meerkat.

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