Facebook’s being a bully again, this time over Prisma’s live video filters

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In yet another case of “giant tech company choking out startup,” Facebook has reportedly blocked Prisma‘s super gnarly art filters from working with Facebook Live videos.

Facebook claims the Prisma app’s use of its Live Video API doesn’t comply with terms and conditions, according to TechCrunch. Facebook claims the API is only for publishing live video from non-mobile devices such as professional cameras and drones.

“Your app streams video from a mobile device camera, which can already be done through the Facebook app. The Live Video API is meant to let people publish live video content from other sources such as professional cameras, multi-camera setups, games or screencasts,” Facebook told Prisma. Read more…

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