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 Sending Questions Before an On-Camera Interview Will Ruin Your Video

Marketers sometimes feel compelled to send questions to an interview subject beforehand, especially if that person asks for them. But, as much as you want to do it, let me assure you that you should never, ever, send questions before an on-camera interview. Read the full article at MarketingProfs MarketingProfs Daily: Content

LinkedIn Native Video: What Works, What Doesn’t, What Marketers Need to Know

Video content is eating the internet. It started with video-specific platforms like YouTube and Vimeo. Then Twitter and Facebook added support for live and pre-recorded video. Now these insatiable moving pictures are becoming serious business: LinkedIn now supports native video. What would compel a buttoned-down, professional networking site like LinkedIn to embrace video? Simply put, […]

The Insider’s Guide to Choosing an Explainer Video Production Company [Infographic]

Finding the right partner to help you create an explainer video can make all the difference. Today’s infographic breaks down what to look for in a production company, how you can expect to allocate resources, and which factors cause prices to vary. Read the full article at MarketingProfs MarketingProfs Daily: Content

127 Video Marketing Stats You Didn't Know [Infographic]

2017 is the year of video. This infographic highlights all the video marketing stats you probably didn’t know but should. Social Media Today RSS

Marketing Day: AMP links at large, August’s top 10 YouTube video ads & FTC news

Here’s our recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web. From Marketing Land: How Facebook’s, Instagram’s and Snapchat’s audience size estimates compareSep 15, 2017 by Tim Peterson Facebook’s and Snapchat’s self-serve… Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing […]

‪Instagram now autoplays video sound once turned on until you close the app

 Autoplay audio can be annoying or convenient depending on the situation. Luckily Instagram has found a happy medium between defaulting autoplay video sound on or off. This weekend TechCrunch spotted that some Instagram videos in the feed were autoplaying with audio. Now Instagram has confirmed to us “this new update rolled out recently” and here’s […]

Should You ‘Pivot to Video’? Pros & Cons of Video Content Marketing

Trends in digital media come and go, but recently, one of the more noticeable trends in digital media has been the gradual shift in emphasis toward video content. From major mainstream outlets like Mashable, MTV News, and Vice to smaller operations, more and more publishers are “pivoting to video” from text-based content. In this post, […]

Facebook's Testing its New Group Video Chat App, a Challenger for Houseparty

Facebook has released its new video chat app Bonfire to users in Denmark as part of expanded testing. Social Media Today RSS

A Quick-Start Guide to Video Content: Become Confident on Camera in 5 Steps

Videos are everywhere. They’re on your Facebook feed, your Instagram wall, and they also come up in search engine results. As a former TV journalist, I know that video is a powerful way to reach people — and being on camera regularly solidifies your connection with your audience. I had the pleasure (sarcasm intended) of […]