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First Year Of Periscope : Over 110 years of live video are watched every day

Twitter owned live video streaming app Periscope has completed its first year. And, this have archived many milestone in just one year.

Periscope was developed by Kayvon Beykpour and Joe Bernstein. They started the company in February 2014, under the name Bounty. Company raised $1.5 million from Founder Collective, Scott Belsky, Maveron, Google Ventures, Menlo Ventures, Bessemer, Stanford – StartX and Sam Shank in April 2014. Twitter acquired periscope in 2015 before the product had been publicly launched.
periscope one year

According to company, as of today, over 200 million broadcasts have been created on Periscope and over 110 years of live video are watched every day on iOS and Android.

Company also said, time Watched does not include time spent watching broadcasts within Twitter, on the web at or replays.


After launching Periscope on March 26, 2015. Periscope archived 10 million Periscope accounts on August 2nd, just after four months. And, on December 9, 2015, Apple named Periscope as the iPhone App of the Year.

Periscope archived these all in just one year. Now let see what will happen in 2016. I must say, Congratulations !

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