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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Facebook levels up its live streaming service with new video tab and developer tools

Facebook is doubling down on its investment in video with a new tool that will help hardware makers build devices to stream live to the social networking service. The new Facebook Live API will let publishers and hardware makers build tools that connect with the social network's live video... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2016-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Live video service sees company paying news publishers

Payments to BuzzFeed and others reflects Facebook’s desire to ensure Live has sufficient engaging contentFacebook is paying news publishers and broadcasters, including the New York Times, BuzzFeed and Sky, to provide content on its live video service.Video has become a priority for Facebook and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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TV-quality live videos are coming to Facebook

Facebook has developed a technology that will allow publishers to broadcast TV-quality live video on the platform, according to sources. Whereas before Facebook live video only required a smartphone or tablet to record content, now top publishers like TV networks will be able to stream content... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How the BBC, Sky Sports and other UK media are using Facebook Live video

Facebook Live video has caught fire in the U.S., but in the U.K., the trend has less traction. But this is sure to grow. U.K. publishers are experimenting with Facebook Live video across politics, live-event streaming and, most popularly, in sports. The BBC’s "Match of the Day" was first using... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authenticity and immediacy: Why USA Today’s FTW uses Facebook live video

Facebook has quickly become a major player when it comes to video. Ditto for its live video streaming product, which publishers have started to use to inject some immediacy into their coverage. For FTW, Facebook's live video platform has given it a taste of live broadcast during the NBA All-Star... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Star Wars' takes center stage in Facebook's 360-degree video rollout

Facebook has added 360-degree videos to its news feed, an immersive feature the Menlo Park-based social media platform said will capitalize on a growing number of video publishers using the format. And to pique the interest of users, The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) and Lucasfilm have published... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2015-09-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook videos have fleeting lives

When a brand uploads a new video to Facebook, 94 percent of views it generates in the following week happen on that video, says Visible Measures. The stat shows that while video is booming on Facebook, it’s still difficult for brands and publishers to get people to watch their entire library,... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2015-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Storytellers From ‘The Moth’ Join Jemas and Double Take for ‘Living Dead’ Line

Mix one maverick comics publisher, a horror movie classic, a renowned video game company and some of the best oral storytellers from NPR’s popular The Moth Radio Hour and you have a pretty unusual mix for a new line of comics. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Periscope's live streaming video reaches nearly 2 million users daily

Now that Facebook is getting into streaming (soon for non-celebs too) and even Google/YouTube is taking notice, the folks at Twitter-owned Periscope are publishing some stats to let us know where the bar is for live video apps. In a blog post on Me... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2015-08-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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CNN takes a page from Facebook with autoplay video

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[ Digiday | 2015-07-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Yahoo unveils new live video and texting app

Yahoo unveiled a live video texting app Wednesday that could boost the company's mobile presence and help it compete against Apple and Facebook. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-07-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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5 Takes on the Challenges and Opportunities of Digital Video

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[ AdWeek | 2015-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AP Expands Live Video Offering as 'Slow Television' Grows Online

The Associated Press (AP) is expanding its live video offering as digital publishers from across the media spectrum look to show more live video online.   Multiple live streams will now be available on AP's digital Video Hub platform, which ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook trumpets video growth as it prepares to take on YouTube

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[ The Guardian | 2015-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books in Browsers V: Live Stream Video

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[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon misrepresents Orwell and takes on Disney, as the pricing war intensifies (+video)

In a statement about its dispute with publisher Hachette, Amazon cited '1984' author George Orwell – while failing to understand the author's words, critics charged. Meanwhile, Amazon appears to be entering into a dispute with Disney. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-08-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lessons From the Leaders: What it Takes to Make Digital Video a Success

  Video is on the tip of every publisher's tongue these days. And for good reason: Advertisers want it. Still, video is complex and not necessarily for everyone-at least not right away. That is, there's no disputing that the medium has arrived but what's still debatable is the value proposition... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2014-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Townsend's funeral to take place next week

Sue Townsend’s funeral is to be held in her hometown of Leicester next week. All are... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon takes on Netflix with rebrand of LoveFilm video-on-demand service

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[ The Guardian | 2014-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Polar vortex takes us back to the coldest story in American literature (+video)

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