Twitter’s Periscope videos will now play outside of the main app and website.
The videos will now play inside tweets that are embedded on other websites, Twitter announced Thursday.
The update means that Periscope broadcasts will function much more like other videos shared on Twitter when they appear outside of Twitter or Periscope’s main app. Previously, embedded tweets containing Periscope videos only showed the URL for the broadcast, not the video itself.
With the change, which you can see in the tweet below, Periscope videos are integrated much more closely with tweets, though the Periscope URL will still appear. Read more…