Meerkat is a little app that's turning live video into a big deal again
After a year and a half working on his video startup, Yevvo, Ben Rubin had started to think about pulling the plug. The app had been conceived as a way of letting you share live video with your friends, but soon accrued a set of arguably useless features: location tagging, text comments, a variety of login options. Yevvo had acquired 400,000 users since launching in August 2013, but most weren’t very active. “There was no heartbeat,” Rubin says.
In December, Rubin killed it for good, emailing the app’s users to let them know that Yevvo was no more. On February 27th, he unveiled its replacement: a radically simplified iOS app for broadcasting live video to your Twitter followers. The dead-simple app has two options: you can schedule a…
Source:: The Verge