+101 - Vote for the best Android Apps


101 Best Android Apps Archive

Posts Tagged ‘livestreaming’

Twitter debuts livestream feature for breaking news

Friday, February 16th, 2018

Twitter users in the United States may have noticed something new yesterday: next to the timeline, a small window displayed a livestream of Miami news station WSVN 7's coverage of the active shooter situation then unfolding at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The stream was the debut of a Twitter initiative to show live coverage of breaking news events.

Users who clicked on the livestream landed in a feed of tweets algorithmically determined to be related to the news.

Read More

Twitter debuts livestream feature for breaking news was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Instagram now lets you directly nag your friends to watch your live video

Friday, December 22nd, 2017

What's the point of broadcasting live on Instagram if you can't prod your followers to watch you? Otherwise you're just livestreaming to the wind. To solve this crisis, Instagram today announced a new feature allowing users to send their live videos right to the Direct inbox of a follower or a group of them. It's kind of like performing a song on their front lawn and throwing rocks at their window to get them to notice.

Read More

Instagram now lets you directly nag your friends to watch your live video was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Instagram’s new ‘Go Live with a Friend’ feature adds split-screen livestreaming with two users

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

Instagram's had live video since December 2016. But back in August, Instagram revealed that it would be adding the ability for users to invite a friend to their livestreams "in the coming months." Well, it's been a few months, and the company has delivered on its promise. 'Go Live with a Friend' is out now with version 20 of the Instagram app.

The feature is pretty self-explanatory; when you start a livestream, you'll have the option of inviting someone via a little icon with two faces.

Read More

Instagram's new 'Go Live with a Friend' feature adds split-screen livestreaming with two users was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

YouTube Gaming introduces sponsorships as paid channels are shut down

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

We've been hearing for a while that YouTube was planning to do away with paid content and now it's finally taking effect. It's no longer possible to create paid content, and from December paid channels will no longer be accessible at all. Individual purchased videos will still be available to the whoever bought them until 2022, however. Fortunately, for gamers at least, Google is introducing an expanded version of sponsorships for YouTube Gaming, which have been in testing for some time.

Read More

YouTube Gaming introduces sponsorships as paid channels are shut down was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Instagram will soon support adding guests to live video

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

Instagram added its live video feature in December of last year, allowing users to start live streaming directly from the mobile apps. The company has continued to improve live video since then, like adding the ability to save the broadcast after it's over. Another new feature is on the way - guests.

Instagram is testing a new button at the bottom of the screen, which allows users to add guests to the current broadcast.

Read More

Instagram will soon support adding guests to live video was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Other Stuff

Sponsors

Apps Jobs - Search and advertise android apps jobs