Company Info

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Founded: March, 2015

CEO: Kayvon Beykpour

Headquarters: San Francisco, CA

Employees: 25 as of September, 2015

Periscope Statistics

Total Number of Periscope Users:

10 million

Last updated: 9/14/15

Total Number of Daily Active Users:


Last updated: 1/22/17

Total Number of Broadcasts to Date:

200 million broadcasts

Last updated: 1/22/17

Periscope Demographics

  • 1% of Internet users between the ages of 16 and 64 who were surveyed use Periscope.
  • Periscope has a much bigger share in the all-important 16-through-24 age as compared to Meerkat.
  • 29 percent of Periscope URLs are posted by women.
  • Top 3 Countries where Periscopes are live from are U.S.A., Turkey and Brazil.

Periscope Demographics

Periscope Financials

  • Periscope was acquired by Periscope for $86 million.
  • The application itself is not generating any revenue but they are bringing in people from the app to the Twitter itself where they generate revenue.

Fun Facts

  • People are watching 40 years-worth of live video every day.
  • 350,000 hours of video is streamed daily.
  • Periscope is available in 25 languages.

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Salman Aslam
Salman Aslam is the Managing Director at Omnicore, a leading Healthcare Digital Advertising & Marketing Agency helping clients across the globe. You can follow him on Twitter for tweets and rants about the latest news, tips, and advice on digital marketing.