Live Video

Twitter Debuts 360-Degree Live Video With Periscope

Twitter is adding live 360-degree video streams to its service, courtesy of Periscope, according to a new blog post from the social media giant. The company officially rolled out support for live 360-degree video streams on Wednesday, allowing users of Twitter’s and Periscope’s apps and website to pan within a live stream simply by moving […]

Twitter Launches Periscope-Powered Live Video Streaming Feature

Twitter is following the likes of Facebook by introducing a new feature that allows users to broadcast live video through the integration of its live video streaming service, Periscope. By releasing such a feature, its a clear indication that the social network is bringing Periscope closer to Twitter‘s own core product, something the company has been […]

Instagram Debuts Disappearing Live Videos and Photos

Back in August, Instagram introduced Stories as a way to share all the moments of your day and today, the company is announcing two big new features that will begin rolling out on iOS over the next few weeks. First is the live video on Instagram Stories, and the second one is the ability to share disappearing photos...

Live Video Coming Soon to Instagram, Confirms CEO

In an interview with The Financial Times, Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom has revealed that the Facebook-owned company is bringing live videos to the photo-sharing app (via Engadget). The feature was seen in beta for the first time last month in Russia, where some users spotted an icon marked "Live" next to a row of Instagram Stories. Systrom said...

MLB Says Multitasking on iPad Increased Live Viewing 86% Year-Over-Year

In February, Major League Baseball (MLB) introduced multitasking support into its At Bat iPad app, allowing users to view its video inside the app while using Split View or outside the app using picture-in-picture. MLB tells TechCrunch that the adoption of the multitasking feature has had a “profound impact” on live video consumption on iPad....

Facebook Live Video Launches in Canada, Gets Massive Update

Facebook has today introduced a bunch of great new features for Facebook Live, allowing users to discover, share, and interact with live video as well as personalize their live broadcasts. Furthermore, the ability to stream live video from an iPhone which debuted earlier this year as a US-only feature, is now also available in Canada and beyond. The...