Live Stories

  • Snapchat Inks Original Series Deal With Disney-ABC Television Group

    …. The weekly series will debut Tuesday mornings, with 10 original episodes and one Live Story, and it will feature celebrities, comedians, superfans and past contestants discussing the previous night’s installment of The Bachelor. Other shows based on Disney-ABC Television Group will be added, and the programmer will sell all ad inventory for its content…

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  • Turner Extends Snapchat Partnership, Takes Aim at Millennials

    … to join the already-existing CNN channel. Snapchat’s Live Stories feature will also come into play during Turner’s coverage of sporting events including the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship and the PGA Championship. The two companies said they will team up on ad sales, creating “exclusive and immersive ad experiences” aimed…

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  • Why Stories Are a Losing Battle in Instagram’s War with Snapchat

    … as a curation platform rather than pursuing spontaneity. Prioritizing more casual use may turn off the artists and influencers who popularized the app in the first place. Unlike Snapchat, Instagram is not a messaging platform. An off-the-cuff video might be enticing when perceived as a joke between friends, but on a carefully arranged portfolio…

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  • Snapchat Pulls Plug on Our Story Local Stories for Cities

    … Snapchat is nixing its Our Story local stories for cities in favor of focusing on live moments. Our Story curated videos of everyday activities shot by users in specific cities, and Snapchat confirmed to Bloomberg that about 15 jobs were lost as a result of the move, saying: A small number of local story curator positions were eliminated…

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  • Snapchat Ad Revenue to Reach $935 Million in 2017 (Report)

    … revenue by 2018, led by countries including the U.K. eMarketer principal analyst Cathy Boyle said in the release: Advertisers are attracted to Snapchat for its broad reach among young millennials and those in Generation Z, which are valuable demographic groups for many businesses. To engage those often hard-to-reach consumers, Snapchat has…

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  • Snapchat to Rev Up Live Stories for Two NASCAR Sprint Cup Races

    … Snapchat got a pass to pit row from NASCAR, with Live Stories accompanying two upcoming Sprint Cup races. The auto-racing organization and the application announced that fans will be able to contribute to Live Stories from the Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Oct. 8 and the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead Miami…

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  • Snapchat Debuts Lenses, Geofilters, Stickers, Bitmoji for Rio 2016

    … Snapchat announced a host of Rio 2016-related features prior to Friday night’s Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. The application unveiled special lenses, geofilters, stickers and Bitmoji for the Games. The geofilters will be country-specific, with 50 countries available, and they will feature medal counts that will update…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebook- 19 readers -
  • NFL, Snapchat Extension Includes Discover Content, More Live Stories

    … on the Discover platform. The NFL and Snapchat said in a release announcing the extension that NFL Media will program the Discover content, which will include headlines, “hot topics,” trends and behind-the-scenes videos. The two parties added that more than 70 million Snapchat users viewed Live Stories related to NFL games and events during…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitter- 19 readers -
  • How Snapchat Helped Trigger the Live-Streaming Arms Race

    … You read the news: Facebook pays celebrities millions of dollars to use Facebook Live. YouTube has brought “live” to mobile. Amazon bought Twitch for almost $1 billion. Twitter has been acquiring more tools to help with Periscope and live streaming. People have been horrifyingly shot or even killed while broadcasting via Facebook Live. Live…

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  • Marketers See Opportunity in Rio 2016, Social Media

    … a deal with NBC to show Rio summer games highlights, marking the first time the network has allowed video sharing. Snapchat will create daily Live Stories combining content from NBC, athletes and sports fans at the scene. NBC aims to reach Snapchat’s millennial audience through athletes’ stories and successes, and to have them follow the events…

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  • 3 Ways to Target Millennial, Gen-Z Customers on Snapchat

    … of Facebook’s user base. As Snapchat has grown in numbers, it has also carved space for entirely unexpected digital opportunities. Media outlets like National Geographic, Cosmopolitan, BuzzFeed and Vice are using Snapchat’s Discover platform to deliver content, and the National Football League became the first Snapchat Explorer partner, whereby…

    Inside Facebook- 27 readers -
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