Yahoo needs to tackle Meerkat, Skype and Snapchat all of sudden

Yahoo wants to take on Meerkat, Skype and Snapchat all at once

Yahoo might have a method to restore a few of its former glory within the messaging world. Tipsters for The Info declare that the corporate is constructing a cellular app that features textual content messaging, Snapchat-fashion recorded video and parts of reside video apps like Meerkat and Skype — consider it as a hedge that covers all the recent developments on the similar time. When you would solely broadcast streams to your contacts at first, reside streaming would ultimately prolong to communities like your fantasy sports activities league.

Yahoo hasn’t confirmed something, however you may see this multi-gifted app as quickly as this quarter (no later than June) if the rumor is true. Will it catch on? It is onerous to say — whereas the challenge sounds formidable, Yahoo can be competing towards rivals that each one have a months- or years-lengthy head begin.

[Image credit: AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez]

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