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Periscope Rolls Out ‘Highlights’ Feature, Enables Broadcast Embeds Anywhere Across Web
Social Media 26th Jul 2016

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Periscope has announced three new viewing and discovery features. The new features, including a “Highlights” service and the ability to embed Periscope streams anywhere across the web,
Facebook Reportedly Paying 2 Dozen Influencers $2.2 Million To Regularly Host ‘Live’ Broadcasts
Social Media 21st Jul 2016

social media, Facebook live, influencers

According to a document obtained by The Wall Street Journal, Facebook is shelling out a total of $2.2 million dollars to creators who regularly host streams over the course of five-and-a-half months, from April through September.
Beginners Guide to Using Social Media in Crowdfunding Indie Films
Social Media 21st Jul 2016

social media, crowdfunding

Crowdfunding indie films is a full time job. I’m sure you heard that many times before but in my experience, most people don’t realize how much work it is til they start doing it.
Creative Ways to Do a Live Show on Facebook
Social Media 19th Jul 2016

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Do you broadcast live video? Have you considered hosting a regular show on Facebook Live?
Alejandro Jodorowsky and the art of crowdfunding
Social Media 5th Jul 2016

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If you’re a beginning videographer or an established film director you know the biggest hurdle to making a big, high-quality film or video is securing funding for equipment and other people’s time and talents.
YouTube Enables Live Streaming Directly From Its Mobile App
Social Media 27th Jun 2016

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As live streaming apps become increasingly popular, YouTube is looking to stay up-to-date. At VidCon, the video site announced a new feature on its mobile app that lets users stream footage directly from their smartphones and tablets.
7 Tips for Promoting Your Indie Film on Social Media
Social Media 3rd Jun 2016

social media, crowdfunding tips

Creating a social media strategy is the key to finding grassroots support for your film project.
85 percent of Facebook video is watched without sound
Social Media 27th May 2016

social media, YouTube

Facebook might be hosting upwards of 8 billion views per day on its platform, but a wide majority of that viewership is happening in silence.
Analyst: The Top 1% Of All YouTube Videos Account For 93% Of The Platform’s 39 Trillion Views
Social Media 18th May 2016

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“One day, [YouTube] will be as large — if not larger — than most — if not all — legacy media companies, and it is playing a central role in the secular shift of brand advertising budgets to the Internet,” writes analyst Carlos Kirjner of research firm Alliance Bernstein.
Twitter will soon let users broadcast video within tweets via Periscope
Social Media 18th May 2016

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Twitter has now added a button within the app that lets users broadcast live video using Periscope.