Periscope Debuts Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump Snapchat-Style Selfie Masks

Just in time for Election Day, Periscope took a page from the Snapchat playbook with its launch of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump selfie masks.

Just in time for Election Day, Periscope took a page from the Snapchat playbook with its launch of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump selfie masks.

The Twitter-owned videostreaming application said in a blog post that the Clinton and Trump selfie masks will be available through next Friday, via iOS only, adding:

As a platform that allows anyone to broadcast their perspective, from important, relevant issues to what’s happening in everyday life, we wanted to give you something fun in the time leading up to Election Day in the U.S.

We hope this is an entertaining way to have conversations and raise awareness around the election and the importance of voting.

These Election Day masks are a lighthearted example of the types of tools our team is working on to help you create compelling live video. We’re excited to bring you more advanced tools soon.

Readers: What are your thoughts on Periscope’s candidate selfie masks?

Masks image credit: “Hillary Clinton with Supporters” by Gage Skidmore, used under CC-BY-SA 2.0/modified from original; “Donald Trump” by Gage Skidmore, used under CC-BY-SA 2.0/modified from original.