Best of the week: Live video is taking the conventions by storm

The conventions weren't just live, they were virtual. ABC News, CNN and The Huffington Post all published VR and 360-degree videos to give viewers a more immersive snapshot. Also on the topic of video, Insider editor-in-chief Nicholas Carlson joined us on this week’s episode of the Digiday Podcast to discuss how they've managed to hit more than a billion views in a few short months (hint: Facebook). Meanwhile, a more basic tech has also caught on in media newsrooms lately: The humble email. The newsletter editor has emerged as a person of prominence on the masthead. The post Best of the week: Live video is taking the conventions by storm appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2016-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Weekly E-Ranking: fresh talent storms the chart

Peter James has capsized Paula Hawkins’ two weeks of smooth sailing in the Weekly E-Book Ranking number one spot, as Need You Dead blasted straight to the chart’s summit in its first week on sale. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Live Videos Are About to Become a Lot More Accessible to Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing Users

Facebook announced Tuesday that publishers of Facebook Live videos can now add closed captions in order to make those videos more accessible to users who are deaf or hard-of-hearing. Product manager Supratik Lahiri and director of accessibility Jeffrey Wieland said in a Newsroom post that daily... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers’ candid thoughts on video: ‘Facebook is taking a cut of what used to be ours’

At the Digiday Video Anywhere Summit, video publishers spoke honestly about the challenges in platform publishing, measurement and making money. The post Publishers’ candid thoughts on video: ‘Facebook is taking a cut of what used to be ours’ appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Elle Is Partnering With Jeweler David Yurman for Its First Branded Facebook Live Video

One year after opening up livestreaming to the masses, publishers are stepping up their efforts to make money from their Facebook clips. Today, Hearst-owned Elle is running its first branded Facebook Live video for jewelry brand David Yurman. At 2 p.m. Eastern time, the publisher will stream a... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Twitter Is Pitching Its Live Video During Its First NewFronts Presentation

For the first time, Twitter is planning to participate in the Interactive Advertising Bureau's 2017 Digital Content NewFronts, giving the social platform a chance to showcase its live video and and other content offerings to marketers in New York. Dozens of major digital publishers and platforms... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook wants longer videos, but takes away key view metric

Facebook has replaced a key metric it made available on Facebook Insights, which allows publishers and other page owners to track video performance on the platform. The post Facebook wants longer videos, but takes away key view metric appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Is Expanding Ad Breaks for Live and Uploaded Video

Publishers and creators might soon be able to make more money off their Facebook video content. Facebook is introducing or expanding three types of video ads for both the social network and publishers' websites: in-stream video ads for publisher websites, expanding ad breaks for Facebook Live... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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From live video to VR: How publishers are tackling the inauguration

Publishers are gearing up to produce hours of live video for Inauguration Day. This includes all-day live coverage from CBSN and The Washington Post, as well as a four-hour live virtual reality stream from the USA Today Network. Refinery29, meanwhile, is counter-programming the actual... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook stops paying publishers to stream live video

For a while, Facebook was obsessed with live video -- it even paid publishers to make sure there was a steady flow of professionally-shot streams on offer. However, Zuckerberg and company appear to be tempering their enthusiasm a little bit. Recode s... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2017-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Best of the week: Twitter’s woes and Snapchat Live Stories doubts

To get you ready for the weekend, we've rounded up some of our best stories this week: Twitter is falling out of favor with publishers as a reliable driver of traffic. It doesn’t have the audience scale, visual storytelling tools and ad products that Snapchat, Instagram and Facebook do. On... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What marketers can learn from Facebook Live’s top brand videos

Brands had barely adjusted to the idea that they increasingly need to be publishers in this day and age. Now they're being expected to become broadcasters on platforms like Facebook Live, too. Live video is demanding and requires meticulous preparation and the ability to adapt if things go wrong... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers brace for what happens if Facebook stops paying for live videos

Facebook has been paying media partners to produce a certain amount of live video content per month. Most of these deals run for 12 months. Partners are aware that Facebook, having already collected a lot of data around live video consumption, might stop funding content. This could spell trouble... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At The Week Live, Magazine Content Comes to Life

The news magazine launches a new event to boost its profile in cultural coverage. The post At The Week Live, Magazine Content Comes to Life appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2016-09-20 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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Car Throttle finds auto brands love live video

Car Throttle, the auto community, gets 80 percent of its revenue from branded content. In all of these programs, brands are asking for live video. The live videos often focus on car reviews and events. On Snapchat, the publisher has been posting daily stories for two years, which often get up to... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-07-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Pokémon Game Takes Bookstores By Storm

The sudden popularity of the smartphone video game Pokémon Go is sending people into bookstores and, in some cases, driving up sales at those stores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Pays Publishers Over $50 Million to Start Using Live Video

Company signs over $50 million in deals with 140 companies and celebrities for Facebook Live content. The post Facebook Pays Publishers Over $50 Million to Start Using Live Video appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2016-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tumblr Is Getting Into Live Video, But It's Completely Different Than Facebook or Periscope

Yahoo-owned Tumblr wants in on livestreaming, and it's taking a different route than Facebook or Twitter's Periscope app. Today the site is launching a live video feature that will let content creators and brands push their clips to Tumblr. But unlike live video on Facebook, Twitter and... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2016-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Between scrappy and slick’: How The Economist is using Facebook live video

The Economist has been experimenting with Facebook Live since January and, along the way, is trying to figure out how to translate its polished journalistic brand to the raw format. The publisher is still looking for that balance between "scrappy and slick," said deputy community editor Adam... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-06-13 00:00:00 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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