Social media has made it easier than ever to connect with people around you. If something happens in any part of the world, you can guarantee that you’ll hear about it within a few hours or minutes, all thanks to the power of status updates and hashtags. The latest weapon in the ever-evolving social media arsenal is live-streaming. This new medium takes aways the need to wait for updates altogether by giving users the ability to see what’s going on in someone’s life in real-time. Live.me is the latest addition to the live streaming category and here’s what you can expect from this app.
Upon installation, you’ll be asked to create an account using your Facebook, Instagram or phone number. The signup process is pretty straightforward, and shouldn’t take more than a couple of seconds if you provide all the necessary details. You’ll then be asked to follow some popular live streamers from a huge list of names, including popular online stars such as Roman Atwood and Amanda Derny. Once you’ve selected the people you want to follow, you’ll be able to view all the active live streams from other users.
If you’ve used other live streaming apps like Periscope, you’ll feel at home with Live.me. You can comment on each live stream by tapping on the “say something..” text box at the bottom of the screen and “like” a stream by tapping on the heart icon on the right-hand side of the interface. There’s also an option to buy gifts and an option to view the live streamer’s top fans. You can search for users by tapping on the search icon in the main menu and host your live streams with your phone’s camera.
Overall, this is a great app for anyone looking for a more interactive way to connect with their friends. The video playback was smooth the entire time I used it, and I didn’t experience any major issues with trying to get my live stream setup. You can download Live.me from the Google play store for any device running Android 4.3 and up.