Periscope for iPhone brings global map view for live broadcasts

Periscope has updated its iPhone app in order to make it easier for users discover broadcast across the globe. The popular video live streaming app will now offer a map that will show which videos are live around the world.

periscope iOS update

The latest that update bumps the iPhone app to version 1.1, brings a map view feature that will show you streams based on locations rather than a list. The new Map section, accessed by tapping the globe on the app’s toolbar, will show you live broadcasts in different countries. Users can zoom into in order to see where exactly the video is being broadcast. In addition to the new map section, Periscope allows you to view replays as soon as a broadcast is over, rather than waiting for it to upload.

Users can share the link to a broadcast that you are currently watching on Twitter. Finally, Periscope has now supports 29 additional languages including Hindi. Periscope iPhone app was launched in March this year and soon received its first update with couple of new features and improvements. The app was launched for Android last month and was updated with improved discovery and simplified blocking.

App Link – Periscope

Author: Sneha Bokil

Sneha Bokil is a tech enthusiast and is currently using OnePlus 3T but she still treasures her Nokia N70 (M). You can follow her on Twitter @snehabokil and on Google+