If a customer was in on the joke, Abuhamdeh would banter with them a bit.
He shared stories from his home life, and slowly began to invite fans into it, broadcasting from his apartment, from a cousin’s wedding, while driving in his car or getting a haircut.
"Smartphones provide all the critical pieces for these new services.
Meerkat emerged as a media and tech darling, easily winning the war for attention at this year’s SXSW.Tayser Abuhamdeh doesn’t have what most people would call an exciting job. “Eventually I started opening up, saying random things, telling jokes and laughing at my own jokes.He works behind the counter at a deli in Brooklyn, a small shop that does a brisk business in snacks, coffee, and cigarettes. I started to act like people were there watching, and that’s when they showed up.” Abuhamdeh’s routine was subtle.Despite myself, I feel a rush of excitement, the thrill of having another human perform just for me."The broadcaster is not the only content creator in the room," says Sideman.