Twitter took the world by storm by presenting an unusual concept of social media. The platform allows users to write posts of maximum 140 characters. While there is a clear limitation of words, the experience ended up to be more intense. People got used to this requirement and used the allowed space to send only pure thoughts and information devoid of meaningless details. However, the website seemed to fall behind the trends when its competitors enriched their services with video streaming support. As of today, Twitter is back in business with 360-degree videos.
Social users have been taken advantage of the recent live video features offered by websites like Facebook, SnapChat, and YouTube. With such a successful new direction of social media platforms, Twitter was losing its appeal. However, thanks to its new acquisition in Periscope, the social platform managed to create another point of attraction for its 317 million active users per month.
Thus, as of today, Twitter entered the world of live video streaming in style. The platform promises its users a more immersive experience than any other offers on the market. This is because they can now send live streams of themselves in real time with 360-degree videos. The viewers can feel more involved in what happens at the other end of the camera. Viewers can send messages in real time to support the user that streams his or her moments.
However, not everyone is getting access to this new Twitter feature. Only a limited number of partners have the freedom to test away the live streaming 360-degree technology. Despite the low amount of users with clearance, the social platform is already reviving the atmosphere with brand new Periscope videos.
The Periscope360 videos will receive their own distinguished place within the Twitter interface. Whenever there’s a live event happening, users will be notified in a Live 360 badge. The new icon will be located in the bottom-left corner. Once you click it, you will be transported to all kinds of footages that are unfolding in real time. Users can rotate the video to watch what happens in the background also. Whenever they want to go live, all they have to do is tap the Go Live button that will be displayed next to the box for composing a Tweet. If all goes well, the 360-degree videos will likely become available for everyone in the foreseeable future.
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