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Yahoo-owned Tumblr wants in on livestreaming, and it's taking a different route than Facebook or Twitter's Periscope app. Today the site is launching a live video feature that will let content creators and brands push their clips to Tumblr.
But unlike live video on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, Tumblr does not have a built-in video player. Instead, the site plugs into existing YouNow, YouTube, Kanvas and Upclose content that now appears in dashboards—or feeds of photos, videos and GIFs.