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    • Facebook Creative Hub Opens Its Doors

      The Facebook Creative Hub that the social network announced at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in June is now available to “the entire global advertising and marketing community.” Facebook said in a Facebook for Business post that it has been testing Facebook Creative Lab with more than 30 agencies since announcing it at Cannes Lions.

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  • Journalism 101, Facebook-Style

    … Facebook last week launched a series of online courses for journalists via its Blueprint global training program. Manager of journalism partnerships Áine Kerr wrote in a blog post that the e-learning courses will focus on the “three core pillars” of the news cycle—discovering content, creating stories and building an audience—adding that best…

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  • Facebook Unveils Resources for Business Influencers

    … on getting started, building a presence, developing an audience, key features and tools, Instagram, content ideas and Facebook Media. Strategic partner manager Craig Mullaney wrote in a Facebook Media blog post: Hundreds of global business leaders across industries, regions and enterprise sizes use Facebook to connect authentically with their customers…

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  • Audio 360: Facebook Brings Spatial Audio to 360-Degree Videos

    … 360 was launched Friday for 360 videos on News Feed in Facebook’s flagship iOS and Android applications, Chrome on desktop and Samsung Gear VR, bringing spatial surround sound to those videos. Thakur and Nair described spatial audio as follows: Think of spatial audio as 3-D sound for 360 videos. It’s an immersive sphere of audio meant…

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  • Facebook Beefing Up Canvas

    … brand awareness and video views. Facebook also offered a preview of upcoming changes to Canvas, such as templates, the addition of support for 360-degree videos and the ability to link to other Canvas ads. Details follow, from the Facebook for Business post: Making Canvas accessible for all brands means simplifying the creation experience so…

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  • 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Twitter, Facebook

    …, 2016 Meanwhile, scenes from the red carpet, as well as the monologue by host Jimmy Kimmel, came alive on Facebook via 360-degree videos. The video from the red carpet, via the Emmys/Television Academy Facebook page, is embedded below, along with the 360 video of Kimmel’s monologue, which appeared on the pages of Jimmy Kimmel, ABC and Emmys…

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  • Facebook, Instagram Detail 2016 Paralympic Games Initiatives

    … will also feature daily 360-degree videos from Rio. The social network also played a key role in the #FillTheSeats crowdfunding campaign, launched by Greg Nugent, director of marketing for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, and U.S. Paralympians Hannah McFadden and Tatyana McFadden, with a post by the latter tallying nearly 1,000 shares…

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  • Facebook Develops Custom 360-Degree Video Stabilization Technology

    … storage engine based on RocksDB. Facebook said in an email to SocialTimes that current video-stabilization technology is generally designed for videos with narrow frame views, such as those captured via smartphones, and for 2-D motion models, which is inadequate for 360 video, adding of its new technology: This new approach combines 2-D and 3-D…

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  • Facebook Open-Sources Surround 360 3-D 360-Degree Camera System

    … come. Research scientist Forrest Briggs made the announcement in a blog post: Today we officially open-sourced the specs for Surround 360, our high-quality 3-D-360 hardware and software video capture system. The open-source project includes the hardware camera design and software stitching code that makes end-to-end 3-D-360 video capture possible…

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  • Facebook Debuts 360 Photos

    … The 360-degree photos promised by Facebook’s Oculus VR virtual reality subsidiary last month have officially arrived. Product manager Andy Huang announced in a Newsroom post Thursday that 360 photos are currently available for viewing via Facebook on the web and the latest versions of its flagship iOS and Android applications, adding…

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