#Katch For Meerkat Auto-Uploads Streams To YouTube With A Hashtag


Buzzy live streaming video app du jour Meerkat, which makes it super easy to live stream video to your Twitter followers (and has just pulled in $12M from Greylock at a $40M valuation), does include an option to save your video once you’ve killed the stream — but hey, in the slick environs of frictionless social broadcasting who has time for after-the-fact uploading?

So here’s Katch* to take the incremental strain out of your post-Meerkat experience via a hashtag-triggered auto-upload. (*not to be confused with ad-targeting ecommerce SaaS Katch.com)

Add #Katch to your Meerkat video description tweet and the service will record and upload the live stream to YouTube, tweeting you a link to the video once it’s done processing — like so (below) — and adding to the tally of badly framed videos on YouTube:

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Author: rjbailey

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