meerkat

Meerkat may have had the launch of its live video streaming app rather overshadowed by Twitter’s official app, Periscope, but it has today made it to Android ahead of its competitor.

Meerkat allows you to live stream video from your phone to all of your Twitter followers at once. Press ‘Stream’, and instantly your live video stream shows up in your follower’s Twitter feeds.

When your followers have the app, they will also get pushed notified with your live stream, watch, comment and interact with it using the app.

It’s officially a beta, so don’t expect everything to work perfectly, but TechCrunch says that it appears to work well … 

It doesn’t work on all devices, so check out the Play Store to see whether it’s available for yours.

Meerkat was previously only available on Android as a beta for testers that explicitly requested access, but today’s release makes it available through the Google Play Store.

For its part, Twitter has said that Periscope for Android is on the way.

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