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Periscope Super Hearts Launched, Helps Live Stream Performers Earn Money

HIGHLIGHTS People watching Periscope can send heart shapes that are virtual currency Broadcasters receiving an equivalent of about $175 can cash out the money At first only broadcasters in the United States will be eligible Twitter plans on Wednesday to launch a system for people to earn money by streaming live on its Periscope service, a first for Twitter and ... Read More »

China Shuts Some Live Streaming Sites, Punishes Companies

HIGHLIGHTS Almost half of China’s Internet users use live video streaming sites The live broadcasting market was worth CNY 21 billion in 2016 Ministry of Culture said that it had shut down 10 hosting platforms Chinese authorities have punished dozens of companies involved in live online broadcasting and shut down numerous hosting platforms for showing content that was pornographic, related ... Read More »

Facebook Gets ‘Live Chat With Friends’ and ‘Live With’ Features

HIGHLIGHTS Live Chat With Friends is currently being tested on mobile Live Chat With Friends will be made available broadly in summer Live With feature was earlier available only to public figures It is not a hidden fact that Facebook has been trying to focus on videos for quite some time and after imitating some features from the rival platforms, ... Read More »

LIVE Cyclone Cook sweeps through NZ

  Cyclone Cook is expected to bring heavy rain and gusts of up to 140km/h as it moves south overnight, MetService says. A state of emergency is in place in Bay of Plenty and the Thames-Coromandel District. The wild weather has brought down landslips and trees, closed roads and disrupted flights in many parts of the North Island. Power cuts ... Read More »

Tech Gadgets That Celebrities Can’t Live Without

One of the advantages of being a celebrity is you often have a bit more disposable income than other people. That means more money to spend on gadgets and gizmos. In most cases, the go-to tech for celebrities are their phones. It’s their lifeline to their agents, publicists, and (via social media like Twitter and Instagram) their fans. But we ... Read More »

Periscope Introduces Live 360 Video

Both Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) and Periscope are taking live video broadcasting to another level by introducing 360-degrees live video streams. You can now watch 360-degree live video on both platforms, but only select partners can currently broadcast 360-degree videos. How can you distinguish 360-degree video from the other broadcasts? Well, all 360-degree live videos are marked with a special “Live 360” ... Read More »

Finally, Mobile Live Video Streaming Comes to YouTube

Six years after YouTube featured live-streaming for desktops in 2011, the company finally decided to bring the app to mobile. YouTubers around the world have been waiting for this feature since the company announced it in June of 2016. It is here, but with a caveat. You need more than 10,000 followers to use the feature. This is a smart ... Read More »

How to Use Facebook Live for Your Small Business

Should you be using Facebook Live for your business? Is it worth your time and effort? According to Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), videos (live and otherwise) are viewed more than four billion times per day. And with Facebook giving priority to live videos in the news feed, you certainly may want to consider this service for getting your business message out. So ... Read More »

Business Users Trial New Facebook Live Streaming Video – We Have Examples

Since Facebook announced its new live streaming feature last year, and then opened it up to all users in December, the feature hasn’t exactly caught fire as some expected it would. But Facebook Live does have some potential benefits for business users. And a few business users have been able to try out the new feature and use it to interact with ... Read More »

Instagram Stories Live Video Feature Rolling Out to Users Worldwide: Here’s How it Works

HIGHLIGHTS It will work for users with Instagram version 10 and above The live video feature shows up in Stories It has been rolled out to users globally After releasing it in November and making it available only to users in the US, Instagram has now introduced live broadcasting on Instagram Stories for users worldwide. The Live video feature will ... Read More »