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What is Periscope?

Periscope is a live streaming platform that allows you to broadcast a live video recording to your followers who can comment, ask questions and send hearts in real time. You can also broadcast through Twitter, which owns Periscope. Privacy settings allow you to broadcast to a small group of friends or the world as well as save, hide or delete a broadcast.


Apps: Android app, Apple iOS app

How do people use Periscope?

Learn more about the benefits and risks associated with how people use live streaming services like Periscope.

Periscope is used for: content sharing, live streaming, location sharing, messaging/online chat, online relationships and photo/video sharing.

Twitter accessible within Periscope, is used for content sharing, live streaming, location sharing and messaging/online chat.

How can you report online abuse, ask for content to be removed or block someone?

How can you protect your personal information?

Key safety links

  • Help Centre
    Offers a range of general help, safety and security information.
  • Terms of service
    The guidelines you are expected to follow when using Periscope.