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Facebook Live now available to all Zimbabweans, opens up opportunities of citizen broadcasting

Anyone can now live stream from their account, literally accessing broadcast services (which used to be privileged) to everyone with a smartphone, a Facebook account and an internet connection that’s good enough to go live.

Competition in live mobile broadcast heats up as Facebook adds live interactive map

Live broadcast has attracted a lot of attention because of the way it is primed to disrupt the traditional model of live video delivery by giving every smartphone user an easily accessible tool for real-time sharing that just happens to offer amazing opportunities for getting feedback.

We tried live streaming with Periscope. Here’s our experience

We tried Periscope on both WiFi and the regular 3G and clearly this is not an app for a mobile data as it exists today. But even if 3G could handle Periscope, this is video and expect for it gobble your data down chop chop. These kind of apps are not for us paying US 15 cents per MB.