Open Source Dataset of Periscope Project

Bolun Wang, Xinyi Zhang, Gang Wang, Haitao Zheng, Ben Y. Zhao



This dataset contains broadcast data used in our paper "Anatomy of a Personalized Livestreaming System", IMC 2016 [PDF]. It was collected from the Periscope app in 2015. The dataset has been properly anonymized to hide any identifiable and private information.

The broadcast data includes broadcast basic information and all interactions (hearts, comments, etc.) displayed on a viewer's screen. Check out this sample data to take a peek at the dataset.

This dataset contains data about 13,894,852 broadcasts and in total 416,207,256 comments, 6,101,042,415 hearts and more detailed interactions.

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