Twitter for Apple TV adds live, 360 degree video and Periscope’s global map

Twitter launched a version of its service on Apple TV and other media player platforms last fall in order to deliver its live video content to the big screen. Today, the company is updating its Apple TV app with a couple of new features, including support for Periscope’s Global Map and the ability to watch live […]

Facebook Adds New Features to Facebook Live, Including In-Stream Chat and Live Guests

Facebook has added two new features to Live, including Live guests and private chat within a live stream. Social Media Today RSS

Facebook enables all Pages to add guests to Live broadcasts on iOS

Facebook’s Live With feature lets marketers add a brand spokesperson or member of the audience to a broadcast. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

Win a Ticket to Craft + Commerce, Convertkit’s New Conference (And See Chase’s Keynote Live)

Our very own Chase Reeves is the opening speaker for a brand new conference started by our friends at ConvertKit! The conference takes place June 23 to 25 in Boise, Idaho. With Craft + Commerce, ConvertKit is creating a space for online entrepreneurs, bloggers, podcasters, vloggers, to learn how your craft is not only a […]

Facebook will live stream ESL video game tournaments

Facebook wants its millions of users to watch the high-stakes world of competitive video gaming. The social networking giant said Thursday that it has partnered with ESL, formerly known as the Electronic Sports League, to live stream video game tournaments, also known as eSports. As part of the deal, Facebook will live stream upcoming ESL contests […]

Trump plans to do a live Twitter forum in Saudi Arabia. But really.

Uh, so, okay: This is real.  President Donald Trump is going to take part in a live Twitter forum when he visits Saudi Arabia on Friday, according to National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster.  Here’s video from a Tuesday briefing that proves this is more than an idea: So the plan appears to be that young […]

Facebook's Cracking Down on Live Videos Which Use Static Images and Reactions as Votes

Facebook has announced a new push to crack down on Facebook Live videos that broadcast static images and use Reactions as a voting mechanism. Social Media Today RSS

[Reminder] Live webinar: Track, qualify & convert your leads using call and SMS data

Voice search now accounts for 20% of queries on Google’s mobile app and Android devices. Inbound call volume is continuing to increase even as messaging apps and chatbots become more popular. Facebook expects 37 billion call conversions by 2019, as social media’s share of mobile calls to… Please visit Search Engine Land for the full […]

Facebook cracks down on fake live videos

 Facebook is banning misleading uses of its Live video format. The company tells TechCrunch that it’s adding a section to its Live API Facebook Platform Policy that reads “Don’t use the API to publish only images (ex: don’t publish static, animated, or looping images), or to live-stream polls associated with unmoving or ambient broadcasts.” Read […]

Twitter announces a new deal for year-round NFL content that includes live video, but no games

 Twitter lost the deal to stream the NFL’s Thursday Night Football games this year to Amazon, but today the company is announcing a new multi-year agreement that will bring live football programming to its service. According to the NFL, Twitter will stream official NFL video and other content to fans year-round, including a new 30-minute […]