What is Periscope and how to use it?
Just when we thought that the world has exhausted the capacity for different types of social networks, Periscope appeared in March this year.
But what is Periscope?
Quite simply, it is a way of online streaming video over the Internet so that anyone can watch, even to interact with it. Touch the screen up to 500 taps per session, which generates colorful hearts are worn to video. You can also interact by writing questions or comments in the text box.
To become part of this new social media revolution here is all you need to do:
1) Download the free app from the App Store or Google Play for Android
2) Twitter login to your account, then you will be able to see your friends on Twitter, already registered in the Periscope.
3) Click the icon at the bottom of the screen to start the live broadcast. When you are ready to transmit, press the red “Start Broadcast” button and you’re live!
To contact the front camera rear camera, just double-tap the screen. You will see when the comments appear on the screen while broadcast, and you will see how many people are currently watching the live broadcasting.
Opportunities and Potential
When posting its first event, the world is filled with possibilities.
This article is for those who are looking for ways to promote its Periscope and increase their visibility.
Live Stream Your Fundraising Event
With Periscope you could easily broadcast your charity event or at least give people a sneak peak of what they are missing. You can stream live any important speeches or fun things that are happening throughout the event. Make sure to use your event # or any other #’s that are appropriate.
Questions & Answers Nonprofits Supporters Have
Added option for commenting from users, and viewing of recorded video comments appear in the right places. There is also a rating system in which users send virtual hearts to transmitting video. You could easily communicate with your beneficiaries or potential donor by providing information regarding new initiative. Based on their reactions a broadcast could be modified.
Perhaps one of the most exciting and anticipated events of the year is the presentation of the new program or fundraising event you just have started. How great would it be to have a correspondent at your next celebration, benefit, fundraiser or conference that’s in charge of showing viewers around and chatting with honorees and guests? It’s a fantastic way to share these exclusive events with your community.
Need a quick feedback on your new project? Have an idea that you would like feedback on? This is a great way to share and get feedback.
Want to share some exciting news? New service you just started or received a grant? Give the audience an idea about what you are working on. If you have highlights from past or future stories, it is possible to do a “strip” with the presentation of them. If not, excited future viewers with a video explaining what will cover in your project or new initiative, but do not overdo it with information.