Periscope is the official app from Twitter to hold video chat sessions under the micro blogging social network.


  • Amazing audio & video quality
  • Realtime multimedia streaming
  • Developed by Twitter


  • It demands WiFi or excellent wireless data plan

If you ever dreamed of knowing the world to acquire new experiences and meet other places, you can do it from the comfort of your home without spending money. This is thanks to Periscope, an interesting application for Android phones developed by Twitter, which lets you view and perform audio and video transmissions in real time.

As its name suggests, Periscope is a virtual periscope, a kind of artifact that rises above the water level so you can see everything that happens outside of your submarine. The difference is that with Periscope you not only look at what is happening around you, but you have the chance to observe what happens to millions of users from all over the world.

It's just a matter of choosing one of the live broadcasts that interest you and joining the adventure. If you like what you see, you express it giving a heart. But if you are the one who is living an important event, use your Periscope to show it to everyone.

As stated above, Periscope is a development of the Twitter Company that spent a whole year behind the development of this app. On one hand, the idea of Twitter was to improve and deepen the business model and the services they provide to its users. But on the other hand, there was also the need to compete against Meerkat, an iPhone application that allows basically the same.

Twitter created Periscope specifically taking into consideration the needs of its social network’s users. Therefore, although it is similar to Meerkat, allows greater interaction in the famous microblogging network.

Periscope is waiting. Whether you want to look through the eyes of friends who want to explore the world or a little needed to display part of your world to people, Periscope is just what you wanted.

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Type Freeware

Version 1.0

Size 8.12 MB

Other versions