Archive for category: social

4 Legal Issues Brands Need to Understand Before Livestreaming on Periscope or Meerkat
/ March 31, 2015 12:38 pm
4 Legal Issues Brands Need to Understand Before Livestreaming on Periscope or Meerkat

AdWeek reports "Social marketing has always seemed dangerous for brands, and that's simply because things can go badly in real time. We've all seen the #fails. And now enter two live-streaming video apps that have everyone talking—Twitter's Periscope and Meerkat—which present even greater challenges, legal and otherwise, when compared to merely tweeting or posting Instagram photos." . Read More

Twitter Publicly Launches Curator, Its Real-Time Search And Filtering Tool For Media Outlets
/ March 31, 2015 12:38 pm
Twitter Publicly Launches Curator, Its Real-Time Search And Filtering Tool For Media Outlets

TechCrunch reports "Twitter this morning is publicly launching Curator, its new product that lets media organizations, publishers, and broadcasters identify, filter and display tweets and Vine videos on any screen in real-time.". Read More

Watch out! All that Meerkating and Periscoping could slam your mobile data limits
/ March 30, 2015 12:45 pm
Watch out! All that Meerkating and Periscoping could slam your mobile data limits

VentureBeat reports "Josh Miller, who works on Facebook’s product team, thinks red-hot mobile live-streaming apps like Periscope and Meerkat are “cool art projects,” but that we’re a couple years too early for the technology.". Read More

What brands and publishers need to know about Facebook’s developer conference
/ March 26, 2015 1:42 pm
What brands and publishers need to know about Facebook’s developer conference

Digiday reports "If there’s one insight to be taken away from F8, Facebook’s annual conference for app developers, on Wednesday, it’s that Facebook is gradually positioning itself to become the data, media-consumption and sharing backbone for the entire digital media industry." . Read More

Soon Facebook Messenger Will Let You Reach Out To Businesses
/ March 25, 2015 1:10 pm
Soon Facebook Messenger Will Let You Reach Out To Businesses

TechCrunch reports "During the opening keynote at Facebook’s F8 conference, Mark Zuckerberg just announced that you’ll soon be able to reach out to businesses from within the standalone Facebook Messenger app." . Read More

Twitter is now testing autoplay videos in news feeds
/ March 25, 2015 1:10 pm
Twitter is now testing autoplay videos in news feeds

Mashable reports "Following in the footsteps of Facebook, Twitter is now testing autoplay videos in user news feeds." . Read More

Twitter’s New “Quality Filter” Starts Rolling Out To Verified iOS Users
/ March 24, 2015 1:27 pm
Twitter’s New “Quality Filter” Starts Rolling Out To Verified iOS Users

TechCrunch reports "Twitter can be a cesspool of bullying, which CEO Dick Costolo admitted in an internal memo has cost the microblogging platform users. Over the past few months, however, the company has taken several major steps to stop trolls. The latest is a new “quality filter” that lets verified users weed out problematic tweets from their notifications." . Read More

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