Yahoo debuts video texting service
Online company Yahoo has introduced a new mobile service called Livetext. It takes the form of a mobile application that allows users to send and receive live video texts via Apple and Android devices. The initial roll-out of the service includes Hong Kong, Taiwan, Ireland, the US, the UK, Canada, Germany and France.
"Every platform shift leads to new forms of communication, driven by our desire to connect and interact in richer ways," said Adam Cahan, senior vice-president of video, design and emerging products at Yahoo. "We wanted to create a new way to communicate, blending the simplicity of texting with the emotion and immediacy of live video, to make your experience spontaneous and real."