• 10 Predictions: How Social Platforms Will Monetize Live Video

    Whether you’re a power user or a casual user, chances are you’ve recently seen a live video on Facebook or Twitter, likely captivated by the unpredictability and shared excitement as you watch along with people all over the world. As the amount of live video content increases, so does the level of impatience from brands that are waiting for the inevitable announcement on how t ...

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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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  • Twitter Unveils Emojis for 2016 Paralympic Games

    The 2016 Summer Olympic Games may be history, but Twitter hasn’t packed up and left Rio de Janeiro yet: The 2016 Paralympic Games begin Wednesday. Twitter launched a series of hashtag-triggered emojis for the Games, and they are available in seven languages: Portuguese, English, Spanish, French, Japanese, Korean and Arabic.

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  • NBC's Multi-platform Coverage of the 2016 Rio Olympics Wins Gold

    Gillette provides a glimpse into the Olympic training for Neymar Jr., Ning Zetao, Ashton Eaton, and Andy Tennant as they work toward the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Reaching their best is a beautiful thing, but the path, the sacrifices, the pain, and the anguish to attain precision, is anything but. Driving their story further is a custom music track written by Sia, and featuring pr ...

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  • When Twitter And TV Collide: The Secrets Behind Successful Cross-Channel Campaigns

    …, the Oscars, where red carpet fashion and acceptance speeches are often dissected, and the Olympics, where fantastic feats of athleticism and national pride are celebrated. The platform is also ideal for fans of serial shows like Game of Thrones and The Walking Dead to discuss the latest near-escape or the death of a major character. To allow…

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  • Rio 2016, Week One: Michael Phelps Wins Facebook Gold

    … By David Cohen on Aug. 12, 2016 - 7:00 PM Facebook users have spent the first week of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games focused on the pool (and hoping it doesn’t turn green). Michael Phelps was the most-talked-about Olympic athlete on the social network during the first week of competition, while swimming was the most discussed event…

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  • Which U.S. Olympians Were Week One’s Instagram Medalists?

    … Aly Raisman had the most interactions on Instagram among U.S. Olympic athletes during the first week of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, while Michael Phelps gained the most followers and Lilly King saw the largest percentage increase in followers. Instagram provided SocialTimes with the following data from the day of the Opening Ceremony, Aug…

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