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Twitter is shutting down Periscope in 2021 because it costs too much to run – Source CNET Tech


Twitter is focusing on the tweeting app.

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Twitter’s streaming service for live videos, Periscope, is shutting down in March. Twitter said Tuesday that declining usage and rising costs made it unsustainable. Instead, many of its features have been built into Twitter.

“Leaving it in its current state isn’t doing right by the current and former Periscope community or by Twitter,” the Periscope team wrote in a Medium blog post announcing the move. “We still believe in the power of live video to solve impactful problems, which is why we’ve brought…

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