Periscope Users Watch An Aggregate 40 Years Of Content Every Day

By MarketWatch Pulse

Live-video app Periscope said its users collectively watch 40 years of content every day on the app. Periscope, which was acquired by Twitter Inc. and launched in March, had 10 million total accounts as of Aug. 2, its Chief Executive and Co-Founder Kayvon Beykpour said in a Periscope Wednesday. "It's amazing," Beykpour said. The company views time watched as its most important metric, Beykpour said, for measuring user engagement. The 40 years worth of time metric was measured from users on iOS and Android phones. He said the company has 23 full-time employees.

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