Activision Blizzard to bring live eSports to Facebook

Activision Blizzard Inc. wants to make eSports mainstream by bringing the video game competitions not to TV, but rather to the world’s largest social media company. The Santa Monica video game-maker’s Media Networks unit announced Thursday a trio of plans intended to increase awareness of eSports... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Call of Duty' publisher brings esports to Facebook Live

Activision Blizzard is set to conquer a new frontier: Facebook's live video feature. The world's largest video game publisher announced improvements it plans to implement to its various esports platforms, most notably a push to broadcast esports to t... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2016-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The NHL is bringing its Facebook Live show ‘Stanley Cup Live’ to Twitter

The NHL's move to simulcast on Facebook and Twitter indicates a parity between the platforms but also shows how their livestreaming services differ. The post The NHL is bringing its Facebook Live show ‘Stanley Cup Live’ to Twitter appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-05-24 04:00:38 UTC ]
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How Activision Blizzard Is Using Nielsen to Cut Through Faulty Esports Numbers

As esports experience massive growth and are thrust into the mainstream, statements like "League of Legends had more viewers than [major sporting event]" become more common. Various esports events have been credited with dwarfing The NBA Finals, the Champions League and even the Super Bowl.... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-09-05 20:28:29 UTC ]
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Call of Duty maker Activision to use Facebook live video to push e-sports

World’s largest computer game publisher also hopes broadcasts on Twitch and Instagram will help take e-sports mainstreamThe world’s largest computer game publisher, Activision Blizzard, is hoping to use Facebook’s live video to turn e-sports into a mainstream attraction, and make the people who... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bleacher Report to broadcast live sports using Facebook Live

Bleacher Report is wading into live sports by broadcasting three top high-school football games on Facebook Live this fall. It’s a big production for the Turner-owned publisher, which will have 20 to 25 crew members involved in the production. While not the first publisher to stream a full game... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Is Testing Mid-Roll Video Ads in Facebook Live

Facebook has started running tests of mid-roll video ads inside live video broadcasts from top publishing partners, the company confirmed Monday.These are Facebook's first ads that get served directly inside videos on the social network. "We're running a small test where a group of publishers... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2016-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Meredith Brings Subscriptions Back to Coastal Living, Citing “Resounding Success” on Newsstands

After what it called "resounding consumer demand and success" in Coastal Living's first year as a quarterly, newsstand-only magazine, Meredith Corp. announced Tuesday that it is once again selling subscriptions to the 22 year-old title, which it acquired through its merger with Time Inc. at the... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-11-19 18:04:17 UTC ]
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Kin Is Bringing 5 Lifestyle Shows to Facebook Watch

Lifestyle entertainment company Kin unveiled a slate of five shows for video destination Facebook Watch. The partnership is part of the social network's efforts to pair publishers with creators and public figures. The first five shows are currently in production: Tia Mowry's Quick Fix Presents... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-10-30 18:10:00 UTC ]
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Bring Back the Golden Age of Broadcast Regulation. Especially for YouTube and Facebook.

They should be seen as communications infrastructure, and be made to serve the public interest. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2019-06-07 01:34:58 UTC ]
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The Groups Bringing Forum Culture to Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg’s vision for communities on his platform is very different from how users are gathering there organically. Continue reading at The Atlantic

[ The Atlantic | 2019-05-17 15:55:10 UTC ]
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Facebook’s A.I. Whiz Now Faces the Task of Cleaning It Up. Sometimes That Brings Him to Tears.

Facebook has heralded artificial intelligence as a solution to its toxic content problems. Mike Schroepfer, its chief technology officer, says it won’t solve everything. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-05-17 13:03:59 UTC ]
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Facebook’s A.I. Whiz Now Faces the Task of Cleaning It Up. Sometimes That Brings Him to Tears.

Facebook has heralded artificial intelligence as a solution to its toxic content problems. Mike Schroepfer, its chief technology officer, says it won’t solve everything. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-05-17 13:03:59 UTC ]
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How to finally bring Facebook to account | Letters

We must redefine Facebook as a publisher and not a platform so it bears responsibility for its content, says Pam Rudd. Tobacco was once ubiquitous yet many managed to quit, says Bob Walsh. We must view social media the same wayI do not believe we need to rewrite most of our regulation to... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook COO says it's 'exploring' restrictions on who can go live

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg took to the Instagram blog this evening saying "We have heard feedback that we must do more – and we agree" (the post was also published as an op-ed in the New Zealand Herald). Despite the lack of credibility big te... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Activision Blizzard stock down after report of coming layoffs

Shares of video game company Activision Blizzard Inc. slid as much as 6% Monday morning in the first full day of trading since a report said the Santa Monica firm planned to announce layoffs Tuesday. Bloomberg reported Friday evening that the planned cuts come as the company faces slowing sales.... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Murder suspect arrested after streaming police chase on Facebook Live

A Moreno Valley man wanted by police in connection with a double homicide in Nevada and a shooting in Southern California was arrested Wednesday after a chase and shootout with deputies that he livestreamed on Facebook. San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputies arrived at the scene of a shooting... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook gets CNN to bring Anderson Cooper to its new media venture

Anderson Cooper is bringing a version of his CNN show to Facebook, joining Shepard Smith of Fox News as the two main media stars tapped to join the social network's fledgling news platform.On Wednesday, Facebook announced an initial lineup of seven news programs produced by networks and digital... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Despite subsidies disappearing, some publishers see hope for Facebook Live post-algorithm change

A majority of top publishers continue to post live videos to Facebook each month, according to data from Socialbakers. The post Despite subsidies disappearing, some publishers see hope for Facebook Live post-algorithm change appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mostly Lit brings live show to FutureBook

Alex Reads, Rai, and Derek Owusu, the creators of the books and pop-culture podcast Mostly Lit, are to bring their live show to the FutureBook Conference. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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