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Live stream app Meerkat a Twitter sensation

Published Sun, Mar 15, 2015 · 09:50 PM
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LIVE streaming video from a smartphone may soon be known as "meerkatting", thanks to a new app that allows anyone with an iPhone to become a roving reporter.

The free application called Meerkat has become a virtual overnight sensation since its low-key arrival on Apple's online App Store late last month, winning over journalists, politicians, self-anointed pundits, social media celebrities and others.

Meerkat integrates with Twitter, allowing users of the messagi…

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