Facebook Turns to AI For Automatic Captioning

Facebook has rolled out automatic captioning in IGTV, Facebook Live and Workplace Live, powered by artificial intelligence (AI).

Verizon Hits the Ground Running With Zoom Competitor BlueJeans

Verizon has announced a slew of new features for BlueJeans, its videoconferencing Zoom competitor. Verizon announced a deal to purchase BlueJeans in April, as the coronavirus pandemic was gaining momentum. Zoom had established itself as the go-to option for remote…

Why You Should Consider Launching Your Product on Facebook Live (And How to Do It)

People love to watch other people do stuff; it’s ingrained in our DNA. It’s why most of us enjoy people watching in the park or going to the latest blockbuster movie.

Facebook Adds Scheduling Feature to Live Videos

Facebook has added the ability to schedule live videos, something popular broadcasters have wanted in order to gather an audience before going live. The feature is being launched this week for Verified Pages, but will go live for everybody soon…

Facebook’s Future: Video, Search, Messaging and VR

Facebook’s goal is to connect with everyone, yes every single person in the world. Not just that, but Facebook wants to connect to everyone at all times, in every waking moment. Facebook envisions a future where you will always be…

Facebook Has 68% of Social Ad Spending… and That’s Just for Starters

According to research by eMarketer, Facebook will receive 67.9% of all social media advertising revenue in 2016. The study predicts that Facebook will generate $22.37 billion in net ad revenues this year, up 30% from 2015 revenue of $17.08 billion.…

Facebook Paying Millions To Publishers & Celebrities To Use Facebook Live

A document reviewed by the Wall Street Journal revealed that Facebook is going to pay $50 million to 140 publishers and celebrities that agreed to post Facebook Live videos. The publishers and celebrities will also be promoting their videos on…

Mark Zuckerburg Posts First Ever Live Q&A On Facebook

Mark Zuckerburg just conducted Facebook’s first ever live video Q&A they’ve done as a community together. “I’ve been going around the world and doing some townhall Q&A’s to learn from people around the community what you want to hear from…

McDonald’s Tests Marketing With Facebook Live Video

McDonald’s, in celebration of National Hamburger Day this Saturday, tested the marketing potential of live video on Facebook. McDonald’s first promoted it’s Facebook Live video to its nearly 65 million Facebook followers with 2 separate posts starting Wednesday afternoon. Clearly,…

Facebook Add Continuous Live Streaming Video Option

According To TechCrunch you will soon be able to broadcast videos, not just for their current 90 minute limit, but continuously. This could revolutionize bar cams, beach cams and street cams! At launch, the continuous feed feature will only be…