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    • Now Hear This: Facebook Debuts Live Audio

      A picture may be worth 1,000 words, but words are still worth something to Facebook. The social network Tuesday announced the introduction of Live Audio, a way for publishers to broadcast audio-only content live. Product specialist Shirley Ip and software engineer Bhavana Radhakrishnan announced the new feature in a Facebook Media blog post, also pitching it as a way for publ ...

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    • Facebook Live Sets Records on New Year’s Eve

      Facebook announced that use of its Facebook Live livestreaming feature reached record levels on New Year’s Eve. The social network wrote in a Facebook Media blog post: Since rolling out Facebook Live, we’ve seen people and publishers around the world seize the opportunity to share their experiences as they happen, especially during key cultural moments.

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    • Facebook Live Updates for Facebook Mentions

      Facebook Live started out as a feature of the Facebook Mentions application for celebrities, public figures and journalists, and the social network rolled out a host of updates for Facebook Live on Mentions. Engineering manager Jesse Chen and product manager Chris Hatfield detailed the following updates to Facebook Live for Mentions in a Facebook Media blog post: Team prompt ...

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  • Facebook Takes Fake News Fight to Germany

    Facebook is extending its efforts to combat fake news to Germany. The social network announced in December that it was turning to third-party fact-checking organizations to help combat fake news and hoaxes, as well as making it easier for users to report fake news and flag questionable posts. Speculation that fake news on Facebook affected the recent U.S.

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  • Facebook Journalism Project: A Complete Guide

    … Facebook’s efforts to bolster its relationships with media and news organizations and journalists continued with Wednesday’s introduction of the Facebook Journalism Project. Director of product Fidji Simo introduced Facebook Journalism Project in a Newsroom post, saying that the initiative has three objectives: collaborative development…

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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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  • Facebook Live Column Added to Signal

    … Facebook added a column for Facebook Live videos to its Signal tool for journalists. The social network introduced Signal in September 2015 as a tool enabling journalists to discover and curate content from Facebook and Instagram, giving them access to features including Trending content, data on topics driving the most conversation…

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

    … to record audio with an ambisonic microphone—a microphone that records directional audio—or simply use existing monoscopic and stereoscopic audio tracks along with Facebook’s free 360 Spatial Workstation tools to edit the audio in post-production. Our tools enable creators to sync their audio with what viewers see in a 360 video’s field of view…

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  • Rio 2016: Instagram Photos Illuminate Christ the Redeemer Landmark

    … an exclusive pocket show from Brazilian singer and Team Brazil ambassador Ivete Sangalo. Instagram said in a Facebook Media blog post by Christian Rôças, who works on entertainment partnerships in Latin America for Facebook, that the Christ the Redeemer stunt will be repeated for Friday’s Opening Ceremony, as well as for the Closing Ceremony of Rio 2016 Aug. 21. Readers: Are you ready for Rio 2016? …

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  • Instagram, GQ Capture Videos of NBA Draft Selections

    … Instagram teamed up with GQ and the National Basketball Association to create videos showcasing the fashion and personalities of players picked in the 2016 NBA Draft Thursday night. The Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network, the fashion media brand and the league created a portrait studio at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, site…

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  • Facebook Debuts 360 Photos

    …-left corner of the video, place the phone in the Gear VR and experience the photo in an immersive VR environment. Facebook 360 partnerships lead Paul Beddoe-Stephens and strategic partnerships executive Brad Ferry wrote in a Facebook Media blog post that 360-degree cameras that can be used to create Facebook 360 photos include the Samsung Gear 360…

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  • Death of Muhammad Ali Shakes Up Facebook, Twitter World

    …, 48 million users were responsible for more than 110 interactions (posts, comments, likes, shares) on Facebook. According to Shugerman and Cable, the countries with the most Ali-related conversations during that period were: U.S. U.K. Turkey Australia Canada Italy India Pakistan Germany Ireland As for Twitter, social media optimization platform…

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