Twitter launches Periscope live video streaming app

Read a review on the new Periscope app

Twitter makes a move into live-streaming video with a free app that allows public and private broadcasts from celebrities and regular users alike.  Periscope broadcasts live video filmed by your smartphone to your followers on the social network.  I can see loads of potential, lots of laughs to be had, but also huge e-safety implications for schools.

Read the review in the Guardian and take a look, be one step ahead of the your students and try it out!

Guardian review of Periscope

Sally Tippett

Sally was previously and ICT advisor for Staffordshire LA with responsibility for Emerging Technologies, ICT in Literacy, iPads and liaison with the managed services team. She is a highly experienced educator, having worked across the Key Stages in primary school and as a specialist teacher in an EBD school. Sally has written the Primary Computing Framework and works with many schools implementing the new curriculum and embedding mobile technologies.

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