5 Periscope Moments To Anticipate & The Era of Live Mobile Immersion
Alas, Periscope is now live. It will help us experience the world in new ways. What Periscope moments will change everything?
While the app has changed a lot since the early concepts and iterations, the core experience and mission have stayed the same. When I first met Kayvon and Joe, co-founders of Periscope, I was struck by their desire to spread truth and empathy by enabling anyone to experience the world through someone else’s eyes (and I subsequently invested and became/remain an advisor). We joked that Periscope was akin to teleportation, a technology and user experience that lets you be anywhere and witness anything. This became a lot more serious when I witnessed a major fire in San Francisco, a child’s first steps, and a man’s cancer treatment.
Even during beta testing, I found myself laughing, learning, and emotional at times — a roller coaster of feelings as I experienced other peo…
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