Wargaming will stream 1,000 hours of World of Tanks gameplay on Facebook Live

World of Tanks is rolling out on your newsfeed. Wargaming is partnering with Facebook to stream over 1,000 hours of video centered on its popular take on online shooters. In addition to livestreams of gameplay, this deal includes historical content, interviews with players, and coverage of esports events, such as the World of Tanks regional and […]

Facebook boosts snubbed Stories Camera with Live, GIF & text sharing

 Despite the tepid reception for Facebook Stories, the social network is doubling down on its full-screen Camera feature. Today Facebook added the ability to go Live, shoot two-second GIFs and share full-screen text posts on colored background from Facebook Camera, which lets you share to Facebook Stories, Direct messaging and the traditional News Feed. Read […]

Facebook launches Watch tab for TV shows and live sports

Facebook today debuted a new initiative called Watch to take on TV companies and streaming services like Netflix and YouTube. The social media giant listed three goals for the Watch platform, which will feature both user-generated and original content. It’s intended as a place for creators and publishers to find an audience, build a community of […]

Instagram Adds New Guest Option to Live

Instagram will now let you go live with a friend as part of the latest upgrade for live-streaming on the platform. Social Media Today RSS

Instagram tests letting you add a friend to your live video

Starting today, Instagram is allowing a select group of users invite a friend to join an Instagram live video broadcast. To add a person to an Instagram live video, check to see if you have a new icon in the bottom right hand corner while you are livestreaming. Just like other Instagram live video, friends […]

Facebook tests ‘going live’ from Facebook Camera, Live Stories like Instagram

 Facebook is testing a new way to “go live” on its social network – an option that was previously available by pressing the “Live” button on the Status update box. Now, for some users, the ability to “go live” – meaning start a live video broadcast – is appearing right within the Facebook Camera screen, […]

The Ridiculously Awesome Guide to Facebook Live

I can still remember rushing home from high school to watch TRL. For those of you unfamiliar, TRL (Total Request Live) was a live broadcast from MTV studio in Times Square, where the one and only Carson Daly would count down the 10 most popular music videos in the country. I was so impressed by […]

Facebook now automatically stabilizes shaky Live 360 videos

Facebook today announced a series of new features for Live 360 videos, including automatic stabilization for some videos uploaded to the social network. Auto stabilization will be deployed by Facebook algorithms anytime a video is found to be too shaky. Live 360 videos can now stream live in 4K resolution and will soon be able […]

Google Now is dead, long live ‘the feed’

Google is killing the ‘Google Now’ name but improving the underlying functionality to make it more controllable, engaging — and searchable. The post Google Now is dead, long live ‘the feed’ appeared first on Search Engine Land. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, PPC, […]

Facebook brings Live broadcasting to its Spaces virtual reality app

 In an effort to seemingly combine a couple of the top tech trends of the year, Facebook will soon be allowing users of its Oculus Rift virtual reality system to live stream themselves inside VR. Read More Social – TechCrunch