According to Periscope, “Since launch, there have been over 100 million broadcasts created on Periscope. Whenever a broadcast is shared on Twitter, you tap the link to open the Periscope app. Today, we’re replacing those links with the broadcast itself, autoplaying right within the Tweet. And when you tap the video, it goes full-screen and shows Periscope comments and hearts from other viewers.”
The best part is that to view the Periscope streams, you won’t even need a Periscope account. This means that just like viewing regular videos and photos on Twitter, just about anyone can view the livestream. If you’re someone who uses Periscope quite frequently as a broadcaster, this also means that you should be able to reach a bigger audience more easily.
That being said, this update is only available on iOS devices right now via the official Twitter app. However as Periscope points out, Android users can rest assured as they will be rolling out a similar feature for Twitter for Android and the web version of Twitter soon, so you’ll want to keep an eye out for it.