Twitter’s Periscope and Meerkat Invade Theaters, But Movie Biz Not Too Worried

April 4, 2015 8:41 PM

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Twitter’s Periscope and Meerkat Invade Theaters, But Movie Biz Not Too Worried

Theatergoers are already using ’s Periscope and Meerkat live-streaming video apps, which have launched in the past few weeks, to broadcast movies directly from cinemas — including this weekend’s blockbuster, “Furious 7.”

However, studios apparently aren’t overly concerned that box office will be hurt by the shaky, handheld live streams on Periscope and Meerkat, which may include only a few minutes of a film anyway. Other forms of piracy, including in-theater camcorders who try to sell copies of films and peer-to-pee...

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