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Tumblr emulates Twitter's Periscope and Facebook Live with live video rollout


By John McCarthy | Opinion editor

June 21, 2016 | 2 min read

Yahoo’s microblogging platform Tumblr is to be a surprise adopter of live video streaming as of Tuesday 20 June.


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Emulating Twitter which has Periscope, and Facebook which has Facebook Live, the company is seemingly set to roll out a live service to diversify and update its output.

A hub called Live Video on Tumblr seemingly announces some of the launch videos on the service.


TechCrunch first noticed the appearance and confirmed that the wider service will see scheduled live content and user contributions.

The company is yet to officially publisise the service so the microsite currently serves only as a curious teaser at the moment.

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