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On Piracy, Periscope CEO Says “There’s Way More Media Attention Than Problem”

kayvon-beykpour8 “Nobody wants to watch Game Of Thrones on Periscope” says the Twitter-acquired startup’s co-founder and CEO Kayvon Beykpour. Despite widespread reports of Periscopers using the mobile livestreaming app to pirate HBO’s epic fantasy series and the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight, Beykpour says it’s not a good experience, and piracy is not that prevalent.… Read More

With 100 Million People Watching Vine Videos Every Month, Jason Mante Says Monetization Still Isn’t The Focus

jason-mante12 Twitter now owns Vine, which has a large, vibrant user base. And still, there are no plans to make money off of it just yet, Vine’s head of user experience Jason Mante said on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt NY. “Would we like to make money sometime? Sure, of course,” Mante said. “With Vine we’re focused on making sure we make an amazing product. We’re just… Read More