Twitter: Periscope

  • Twitter debuts slate of a dozen live shows, 24/7 channels at NewFronts event

    … called “Circuit Breaker: The Verge’s Gadget Show.” an hour-long morning business news show from Cheddar called “Opening Bell.” Cheddar’s “Opening Bell” already airs live on Facebook, and simulcasting it to Twitter could violate Facebook’s Live API policy that prohibits developers from building apps that companies can use to simulcast a live stream…

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  • Twitter’s latest ad format turns Periscope hearts into branded ones

    … Twitter is ramping up the revenue options for its live-streaming app, Periscope. A couple of weeks after inserting ads before some Periscope videos, Twitter is introducing an ad format that can appear atop a live or recorded Periscope broadcast, the company announced on Monday. Called Custom Hearts, the new ad format takes the standard hearts…

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  • Periscope launches analytics dashboard & activity tab for video creators

    … inside Twitter Moments. This batch of news comes on the heels of Periscope’s announcement yesterday that it will be supporting pre-roll ads. Here’s a look at what’s new today. Analytics dashboard Periscope creators can already see a handful of metrics associated with their broadcasts, such as the number of live and replay viewers, how much total time…

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  • Twitter to bring pre-roll ads to Periscope videos

    … Twitter is chasing the money, and Periscope is their next target. Per an announcement today, Twitter will soon allow publishers and creators to monetize their Periscope content with support of pre-roll ads within video. With pre-roll ads, viewers will receive the same user experience that is seen within Twitter videos, just now extended…

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  • Twitter, Periscope make it easier to stream TV-quality live broadcasts

    … Twitter is making it easier for publishers and brands to air TV-quality live broadcasts on the social network and its live-streaming app, Periscope — as easy as on Facebook or YouTube or TV. On Tuesday, Twitter announced the Periscope Producer API so that broadcasters can stream live video to Twitter and Periscope without having to shoot…

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  • 2016: The Year in Social Media

    … and celebrities to produce live streams and inserting ads within some broadcasts. Twitter signed deals with the NFL, CBS, Bloomberg, Cheddar and others to air ad-supported TV-style and actual TV broadcasts on its service. And both Facebook and Twitter ramped up their efforts to get normal people to live-stream on their platforms, as did Instagram and YouTube…

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  • Twitter’s Periscope wants to air more TV-style broadcasts

    There are two types of live video online: the kind people shoot with their smartphones and the kind that professionals produce with expensive equipment, multiple camera angles and fancy graphics. Twitter’s Periscope has been home to the former, but now it wants to make room for the latter. On Thursday Periscope announced Periscope Producer, a program to let certain broadcast ...

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  • Navigating the new waters of live content

    … Following in the footsteps of Snapchat, Facebook Live and Periscope, Instagram in August released its own version of live content sharing in the form of “Stories.” The feature functions suspiciously like Snapchat, with content that displays to your followers for 10 seconds at a time and disappears after 24 hours. You can edit photos and videos…

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  • Twitter rolls out apps for Apple TV, Xbox One and Amazon’s Fire TV

    … Twitter’s TV apps will broadcast Thursday Night Football games as well as other live shows, Periscope streams, Vine clips and normal tweets. Thursday Night Football isn’t the only thing premiering on TV this week. So is Twitter. Twitter is rolling out apps for Apple TV, Microsoft’s Xbox One and Amazon’s Fire TV so that people in certain…

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