Meerkat

  • Livestreaming vs. Live Broadcasting: A Necessary Introduction

    … and techniques used by traditional news by having someone on-the-scene translate well for live broadcasting events. Instead of Live.me holding up a phone and showing a Comic-Con panel, we’ve found that having a dedicated host at events and getting one-on-one time with celebrities works better. Engagement across all metrics goes up, and viewers get…

    AllFacebookin Facebook YouTube- 24 readers -
  • Five most important search marketing news stories of the week

    … Welcome to our weekly round-up of all the latest news and research from around the world of search marketing and beyond. This week we have Facebook, Amazon and Meerkat all trying something new. Spoiler alert: respectively, being Craigslist, banning reviews, not existing anymore. But first, let’s check in with the Big G… Google’s first SERP now…

    Christopher Ratcliff/ Search Engine Watch- 25 readers -
  • Is Houseparty an app that parents need to be aware of?

    … Is Houseparty an app that parents need to be aware of? You remember Meerkat don’t you? It was the livestreaming app that everyone used for a day before Periscope came along and ate its lunch. Now from the makers of Meerkat comes an app called Houseparty that allows its users to engage in video group chats on their Android or iOS devices. Like…

    Greg's Corner- 29 readers -
  • 5 Tips for Saving Time in the Social Networking Age

    … is integrated and backed up by Salesforce and provides key contact details–such as email and phone number for both companies and the individuals in those companies–in its business directory, making it an extremely helpful tool for many. Get your stream on: Utilizing Periscope and Meerkat rather than YouTube can indeed prove to be economical for your…

    AllFacebookin Social Facebook Twitter YouTube- 28 readers -
  • How Snapchat Helped Trigger the Live-Streaming Arms Race

    … and gone. More recently, you could almost blink and miss the hype and fade-out of Meerkat as it was compromised by larger players with built-in audiences. But why now are the “big internet companies” pushing live streaming with such vigor? Why is live video so hot right now? The rise of DVRs, time-shifted TV, “Netflix and chill” and more has led…

    AllFacebookin Facebook Twitter YouTube- 23 readers -
  • Social Live Streaming: A New Medium for Terrorist Propaganda?

    … Meerkat and Periscope have opened the doors for social live streaming, and now even Tumblr and all the major social sites are vying for market share. However, a live feed is harder to moderate, and it seems that live streaming has already become an avenue for terrorism and propaganda. Forbes columnist Kathleen Chaykowski reported…

    AllTwitterin Facebook- 15 readers -
  • Facebook Video and Facebook Live: The Future for Marketers

    …-performing pieces that influencers create and give them a push. This content allows you to repurpose media that contains a familiar face that can later be used for a content strategy on Instagram, Twitter, blogs, newsletters, etc. And what about Facebook Live? Periscope and Meerkat quickly burst on to the scene last year, increasing the opportunities…

    AllFacebookin Social Facebook Twitter YouTube- 25 readers -
  • How to Repurpose Content From the Hottest Social Networks

    …. Nasdaq occasionally shares Snapchat video on Facebook. As you can see, Snapchat can help you create unique content that’s business-friendly and easily transferable to any network that accepts photos and videos. #3: Download Facebook Live, Periscope, and Meerkat Video Still contemplating whether live video on Facebook, Periscope, Meerkat…

    Kristi Hines/ Social Media Examinerin Social- 33 readers -
  • Is Facebook Poised to Make a More Serious Push Into E-commerce?

    …. Given its position at the top of the social media market, Facebook is poised to take advantage of any developments it sees. When messaging apps became a dominant force, Facebook split Messenger out of their core service. When Meerkat and Periscope created a stir, Facebook rolled out its own live streaming service. Moving into e-commerce seems like…

    AllFacebookin Social Facebook YouTube- 13 readers -
  • Is Meerkat Making a Pivot Away From Live Streaming?

    … The mobile live streaming app Meerkat generated lots of buzz at last year’s SXSW festival, but then hit a stumbling block when its access to the Twitter API was revoked. At the time, it seemed Meerkat was a test case for mobile first live streaming, then Twitter acquired Periscope which has since dominated the market, making growth difficult…

    Inside Facebookin Social Facebook Twitter- 16 readers -
  • Report: Executives Believe Livestreaming Fosters Authentic Brand Engagement

    … Social livestreaming really went mainstream in 2015. While Twitch is an industry leader right now, it is a very niche platform with a focus on gaming. Still between emerging mobile first platforms such as Snapchat and Periscope, and more mature platforms like Ustream, there’s a lot of room in the market for other use cases. Brandlive…

    Inside Facebook- 23 readers -
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