Real estate brokerages and agents are beginning to experiment with new mobile apps like Periscope that allow users to broadcast live video from their mobile devices to followers of one or more of their social networks.

See how three live-streaming apps compare to each other in the chart below.

To learn how two brokerages are experimenting with Periscope, check out our full story.

Live-streaming app comparison chart

Properties Periscope Meerkat Stre.am
Broadcast notification Twitter Twitter Twitter, Facebook, text and email — individually, or all together
IOS and Android? Both Both Both
Viewer interaction Tap the screen and hearts float on the screen’s right side. Viewers can comment, but can’t scroll. Comments show up on the live-stream. Allows commenters send comments automatically to Twitter. Scroll through comments. Comments show up on the live-stream. Viewers can scroll through them.
Replay? Replay for 24 hours, available immediately after broadcast ends; then it disappears. Comments show up in replay. Can also save the video to post on other platforms. Not through the app itself. However, publishers can save a replay with the Katch app. Stre.am allows people to record and save 15-second video highlights called ‘Reels’ for 24 hours.

Email Paul Hagey.

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