Periscope vs. Meerkat: Which should you choose?

Twitter launched its official app for streaming live video over its platform Thursday, after cutting off support for competitor Meerkat a little more than a week before.

A brand battle for Twitter streaming-video dominance has officially started.

In one corner, there’s Meerkat, which has enjoyed a considerable amount of buzz over the past month but has also lost some support from Twitter itself. Twitter revoked Meerkat’s access to the Twitter graph last week.

In the other corner is Periscope, Twitter’s official live-streaming video app, which launched Thursday with posts on Twitter’s blog and from the app’s founders on Medium. The Medium post states:

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