Google's YouTube Connect will take on Periscope, source says

YouTube Connect is Google's answer to Periscope, may launch within the next month.

@seanridgeley
Published Thu, Mar 24 2016 4:36 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:00 PM CST

Google is currently developing a competitor to livestream services Periscope, Facebook Live, and Meerkat called YouTube Connect, an anonymous source has informed VentureBeat.

Google's YouTube Connect will take on Periscope, source says | TweakTown.com

The app will be available to both iOS and Android users. Once you login with your Google or YouTube account, you can begin streaming right away. Features include chat, tagging, a news feed that displays clips from your friends and anyone you subscribe to on YouTube, and broadcast storage. Videos can be viewed on YouTube in addition to within the app itself.

There's no estimated launch date as of yet, but speculation says between now and May is entirely plausible.

NEWS SOURCE:venturebeat.com

Sean has a background in journalism, and has been using that to write about gaming and tech since 2008 - first for Neoseeker, then Rage3D, and now, TweakTown. As News Editor, Sean's job is to supply regular stories on the latest happenings in the tech world. He also writes tweak guides to help you get the most out of your PC games and hardware.

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