The SMX West agenda is now live! See the SEO, SEM & Retail sessions in store for 2018

Hungry for the latest in search marketing? Feed your obsession with SEO and SEM with actionable, proven tactics served up at Search Engine Land’s SMX West March 13-15, 2018, in San Jose, California. Our three-day action-packed agenda is brimming with 50+ sessions led by SEO, paid advertising and… Please visit Marketing Land for the full […]

Essential Phone can now stream live to Facebook from the 360 camera add-on

 The Essential Phone just got a camera software update that will allow owners of the device to broadcast live, 360-degree video right from the native camera app, provided they have the Essential 360 Camera, too. The update requires no extra software, and live streaming becomes available as soon as you snap the 360 camera onto […]

Facebook Messenger brings live chat and bots to websites

Facebook Messenger now has a plugin that lets visitors to a website engage in live chat with a human or bot without leaving that website. Called Customer Chat, the plugin is one in a series of major changes announced today as part of the release of version 2.2 of the Messenger Platform. The announcement was […]

Television is dead. Long live video

Video consumption as we know it is transforming. Columnist Peter Minnium believes smart brands will find opportunities for growth and become more responsive to consumers in this new video age. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

Turning data into real ROI with customer data platforms (VB Live)

VB LIVE: Increasingly, companies have turned to customer data platforms (CDPs) to help them run more relevant marketing campaigns using the large volume of customer data at their fingertips. Learn why software company Atlassian made the leap and how that decision transformed their marketing in this VB Live event! Don’t miss out! Access on demand for […]

Vine’s founders are back with HQ, a live trivia game show app

 “It’s a way to give people a chance to have fun, maybe win, maybe learn something new.” That’s how former Vine co-founder Rus Yusupov describes his new trivia game show app HQ, which feels like Who Wants to Be a Millionaire meets Facebook Live. Read More Social – TechCrunch

WhatsApp’s Live Location feature lets friends track each other in real time

WhatsApp has announced a notable new feature today, one that may prove popular with millions of security-conscious, nosy, and impatient people globally. Landing on both Android and iOS “in the coming weeks,” the new Live Location feature allows WhatsApp users to share their real-time location with friends and family. It’s worth noting here that WhatsApp […]

Instagram adds face filters to live video

 Instagram is making its face filters available for live video streaming through the app, the company announced today. Instagram had introduced face filters, which add visual effects to detected faces, back in May, but until now it was only available on video and images captured first and then posted to your Instagram Story after the […]

Why I Love Broadcasting My Podcast Recordings Live

Seven years ago, I recorded my first live podcast. The process was remarkably simple, even then: my co-hosts and I called into BlogTalkRadio on our phones and we provided postgame commentary for a basketball game that had just ended. I’m pretty sure the three of us outnumbered listeners for that first show. So the stakes […]

Wowza creates ClearCaster streaming appliance for Facebook Live broadcasters

Wowza Media Systems has unveiled its Wowza ClearCaster, an appliance for professional broadcasters and streamers to stream on Facebook Live. Colorado-based Wowza designed the appliance in collaboration with Facebook. The ClearCaster appliance is built from the ground up to broadcast conversations on Facebook Live, from any workflow. Facebook is also announcing changes to its Facebook […]