Hot New Live Streaming Video App “Meerkat” Explained

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The hot new app that lets you stream live video from your phone!

It takes a lot of equipment for our reporters to go live on TV, but a new app called Meerkat lets just about anyone with a smartphone do something similar.

Meerkat is fun, but there could be a new competitor in the works. Twitter recently bought a similar app called Periscope.

Update: Twitter's Periscope is now up and running.