Meerkat is the name of an animal. but lately the name of being a debate. But meerkats are being discussed is a new application. Ben Rubin, 27 years old, the creator. The former architecture student from Israel with his team. He launched Meerkat on 27 February. since it Meerkat into conversation. Until now, meerkats have had 120 thousand more users. In fact, Ashton Kutcher and Tony Hawk is one of the users of the application.
Twitter users can enjoy this livestream application while tweeting on twitter. The user can connect these services with their respective Twitter accounts, including the follower. This is so that users can interact visually with their followers while tweeting.
Not only attract the attention of the user, the application is also beginning to be used by journalists. Members of the media at Poynter’s website explains the benefits of using Meerkat in today’s era of digital journalism. Besides easy to use, video Meerkat also do not need to be stored when not needed.
Livestream feature is actually not new for a long time chat applications, such as Yahoo Messenger or MSN Messenger, which is no longer active. However, this feature re-emerged and received a positive response from the user.
Sources: mashable.com, huffingtonpost.com