Meerkat, a mobile app that enables users to stream live video to their TWitter followers has become an early success--ten days after its release.
Meerkat's usage skyrocketed after launch last Friday, February 27. The app topped Product Hunt, a site that curates new technologies and allows users to vote on its popularity. Three days after launch roughly 15,000 people used the Meerkat service.
The Wall Street Journal writes about the unlikely success story of a side project that took off.