Twitter is bringing 360-degree live video to its service courtesy of Periscope

Twitter is bringing 360-degree live video to its service courtesy of Periscope

Twitter is bringing 360-degree live video to its service courtesy of Periscope

In an announcement made via on Wednesday, Twitter's live-streaming service Periscope has revealed that 360-degree live video feature is coming to the microblogging platform.

Revealing that Twitter is being enhanced by the availability of 360-degree live video feature, Periscope said that the feature is being launched on the Twitter microblogging platform in partnership with a small group of popular users.

According to the details shared by Periscope about the 360-degree live video feature on Twitter, the first ever 360 video live-stream on the platform is now available for viewing, via enthusiastic Periscope streamer Alex Pettitt.

In announcing the launch of the new feature, Periscope said in its Wednesday blog post: "Starting today, you'll be able to join live 360 videos on Periscope and Twitter from some incredible broadcasters-getting front-row access at exclusive events, traveling to places across the globe, and getting up close with well-known personalities."

In addition, Periscope has also revealed that the 360-degree live video feature will be rolled out more widely over the next few weeks. Periscope users who want to know when the feature becomes widely available can sign up to a wait list which has been set up by the platform.