Meerkat and Periscope for concerts? Katy Perry says ’embrace the future’




LOS ANGELES — It’s inevitable: Meerkat and Periscope, the rival live-streaming apps that have taken the world by storm this month, will be used at countless concerts by fans who want to instantly share their experiences with their friends, family and followers.

But how do artists feel about their ticketed shows being broadcast to non-concertgoers for free? Mashable asked Katy Perry — the most-followed Twitter user and one of the biggest current touring acts — to weigh in on these hot new live-streaming apps

“You’ve got to embrace the future or you’re left behind,” Perry, 30, told Mashable on Thursday at the Epix screening of the TV special for her Prismatic World Tour Read more…

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