- Facebook has closed the app Prisma. The Russian app that provides live video of a filter that she does make it look like famous artwork, wrongly using the Facebook Live API. Live video streaming from the camera of a smartphone can indeed directly through Facebook, Facebook states according to TechCrunch.
Prisma has been for several months with the popular app that could only pictures of a filter provided in the first instance. Later there also video, and early this month also the possibility of video via Facebook Live to liven up a filter. The same day, Facebook announced itself such option to Live and it now seems to want to eliminate competition.
namely the interpretation of Facebook does not match the description on the website. Which says that the Live API allows low '' each camera 'to stream live images.
It is not the first time that a small business is blocked by a tech giant. Apple tactics used several times. Twitter did the same when the Meerkat competed with his own service Periscope.