CNN Royal Correspondent Max Foster is waiting just outside in a crowded press area. He can’t do much on TV until the baby is born. Instead, he turns to his phone — clamped to a mini-tripod perched atop a trash bin — and chats with thousands of royal fans via livestreaming app Periscope.
One million users joined Periscope in its first 10 days on the iPhone app store.
Today, the Twitter-owned platform is two months old and has just launched a version for Android.
And, like any new social media platform, it’s at the center of multiple legal and ethical controversies. Here’s how Periscope is shaking things up: More