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Meerkat users grew 30% after Twitter crackdown, company says

 

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AUSTIN, Texas — Twitter tried raining on Meerkat’s parade last Friday when it cut off the app’s ability to access the microblogging network’s social graph. But apparently, those efforts failed.

Meerkat, a live-streaming app that automatically tweets out a link to your followers, saw its user base jump at least 30%, Ryan Cooley, the company’s community director, told Mashable.

Cooley would not specify how many Meerkat users there currently are, but the app reportedly had …

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