today announced it is reviving one of its most ambitious services as it looks for ways to expand since being acquired by blockchain startup Tron last year. The company is relaunching BitTorrent Live, a it first introduced in 2011 and shut down in 2017, as a social media app for Android and iOS platforms. Live is not ready for general availability yet, but the company is accepting application from beta testers.
The veteran file-sharing company is positioning as a social media app akin to Snapchat and that will enable users to create and share content and connect with people with similar tastes. This is a departure from the previous incarnation of BitTorrent Live, which offered access to a range of , including Bloomberg, and