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    • Instagram Adds Live Video, Disappearing Photos and Videos

      Instagram announced two major updates Monday morning: live video in Instagram Stories and its latest nod to Snapchat, disappearing photos and videos in its Instagram Direct messaging feature. The Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network said in a blog post that live video in Instagram Stories and in its Explore section will roll out globally “over the next few weeks,” ...

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    • Twitter Monetizes Exclusive NBA Livestreamed Shows

      Livestreamed sports programming on Twitter is being monetized for the first time, as American Express and JBL Harman reached an agreement for ad inventory during the National Basketball Association’s original fare for the social network. Twitter and the NBA announced in July that two exclusive original shows would be livestreamed on Twitter, and in October, details were ann ...

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    • 7 Ways to Run Better Social Media Contests in 2017

      If you’ve ever run a contest on social media, you know how powerful they can be. For early stage profiles that are just starting out, a contest can offer a leg up to build an initial following. For large and established accounts that want an extra boost, contests can provide an enormous surge of participation and interest.

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  • Facebook Pulls Facebook Live API Access From Prisma

    … in the Facebook Live API documentation for developers does not explicitly state that streaming is prohibited from smartphone cameras, and it also says the API can be used to apply special effects to videos, which is what Prisma does. Prisma co-founder Aram Airapetyan spoke with Lomas, saying there are still big plans for Facebook Live at Prisma, and adding…

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  • Persicope Lets Broadcasters Send Share, Follow Invitations to Viewers

    … Periscope released an update for its iOS application, which includes a new tool for broadcasters and a viewer action button for viewers. With this update, when a user is broadcasting, they can now send an invitation to their viewers to follow their account or to share their broadcast from the broadcaster actions area. Elsewhere, viewers can…

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  • Facebook Acquires Facial-Image-Analysis Firm FacioMetrics

    … Facebook is focusing on the face with its latest acquisition, facial-image-analysis outfit FacioMetrics. The company was hatched at Carnegie Mellon University, and it released an application that detected emotions in people’s faces, IntraFace, which is no longer available via app stores. FacioMetrics founder and CEO Fernando De la Torre…

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  • Periscope Now Lets You Share Specific Broadcast Moments on the Web

    … By Brandy Shaul on Nov. 16, 2016 - 1:30 PM Periscope now allows users to share specific moments from broadcasts with other users on the web. Specifically, when users are watching broadcasts on Periscope.tv, they can click the share button in the bottom-left corner of the broadcast screen to load the “Share Broadcast” menu. This menu allows…

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  • Periscope Introduces Superfans, Groups, More

    … comments and hearts while watching live videos on the web. Periscope’s new mobile features are now available in the Periscope app on iOS and Android. Readers: What do you think about these new Periscope features? …

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  • Prisma Now Lets Users Stream to Facebook With Real-Time Video Effects

    … Photo- and video-editing application Prisma received an update on iOS that allows users on iPhone 6s and iPhone 7 to stream live on Facebook with the app’s visual effects applied to their streams. Specifically, with this update, users can open the Prisma app and tap the “Live Stream” button to access the live-streaming area of the app. From…

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  • Facebook Live Hits the Late-Night TV Circuit on Election Eve

    … Featured Jobs Media Sales Executive Progressive Business Media East Coast Media Relations Specialist MediaSource Columbus, Ohio News Brand Producer Hearst Telelvision West Palm Beach, Florida Management Supervisor/Strategic Planner Bolder Brands Chicago, Illinois Marketing Operations Manager StellaService New York City, New York (US) See…

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  • ABC News, Facebook Live Gear Up for Election Day

    … Facebook will be incorporated into coverage. Anchored coverage will begin at 7 p.m. ET, with Nightline co-anchor Dan Harris, anchor Amna Nawaz and contributor LZ Granderson, as well as other ABC News contributors and political voices, including analysis from FiveThirtyEight. Also in New York, Good Morning America co-anchor Michael Strahan…

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  • Could Social Media Drive Turnout of Young Voters?

    … Social media has made a big impact on election cycles in the U.S. While social media can reduce polarization, it can also become a check on politicians or a mouthpiece for political agendas. One area where social networks are having a positive impact is on potential voter turnout, as several sites increase their get-out-the-vote efforts. Just…

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