Twitter and Disney/ESPN strike deal on live content

02 May, 2018, 01:21 | Author: Gary Shelton
  • Twitter Gets Live ESPN Shows In New Deal

Walt Disney working with Twitter create live sports programming and other content for the social-media platform, part of a push to turn Twitter's service into a destination for premium streaming video. The sports network will introduce Twitter audiences to SportsCenter Live, which will feature a mix of analysis and reporting, and Fantasy Focus Live, a video version of the ESPN podcast that will now stream live daily from the social media site.

Live Nation Concert Series Live Nation and Twitter are expanding the Live Nation Concert Series to include more concerts and adding access to live streams of Live Nation's marquee festivals including BottleRock and Bonnaroo.

Twitter's head of content, Kay Madati, explained that the new deals are a result of consultations with users around what they want to see on the platform: "People on our service tell us directly what they want to see through conversations on Twitter". All of these entities will offer live content for Twitter which is going to be launched under a new agreement that will be announced at a later date.

The latest 'Red Dead Redemption 2' trailer is out on May 2
According to a recent report on Trusted Reviews , Red Dead Redemption 2 Online could feature a Battle Royale mode. What is know at the moment is Red Dead Redemption 2 is a prequel to the 2010 Red Dead Redemption title.

For now, Reuters can more effectively monetize replay clips and segments than live programming, since replays can be watched asynchronously throughout the day and brands are more comfortable with well-heeled pre-roll formats than testing out live news sponsorships (especially considering that the most popular live news is often natural disaster or tragedy). The new list of originals doubles the number of Twitter Shows from the network's 16 options previous year.

The quantity of video views daily on Twitter has almost doubled over the previous year, and the format contributed more than 50% of ad revenue for the last two quarters.

BuzzFeed News: AM to DM's coverage is also slated to include a segment focusing on women. F1 plans to produce a live post-race show exclusively on Twitter and hosted by broadcaster Will Buxton. In cutting its new video deals, the company almost doubled its number of video shows, from 16 to 30.

Conte backs Cahill for England World Cup spot
Conte added: "We're talking about a player with great experience". I think he has to make the best decision for the national team.

On Monday evening Twitter also revealed plans to pair some of its top creators with brands for in-stream video partnerships. There are a number of ways the publishers can strike ad deals, integrating brands into the content, showing commercials, and letting the advertisers sponsor tweets around the shows.

While Twitter has built a solid core base of celebrities, politicians and journalists, it has failed to match the broader appeal of Facebook and other social media platforms, hurting its ability to bring in ad revenues.

Golden Knights quest for Stanley Cup resumes against Sharks
Only one game was decided by more than one goal, though that Golden Knights two-goal victory came by way of an empty net marker. The scene carried into the arena as the game neared, and built into a crescendo just before the first puck drop.


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    Severe weather slated for KMAland Tuesday afternoon

    Another round will bring an increased threat of severe weather, including tornadoes, to more heavily populated areas on Tuesday. To the east of that, increasingly warm and humid air will be drawn north from the Gulf of Mexico into the Plains and Midwest.
    'Bitter' Bill Cosby Preparing for Prison

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    Planned Parenthood issued a statement in defense of Bill Cosby after the comedian was convicted of felony sexual assault. Cosby now faces 10 years in prison on each count. "I didn't even know about the #MeToo movement".
    Yes Bank net jumps 29% as loan book swells

    Yes Bank net jumps 29% as loan book swells

    According to the bank, recoveries and upgrades were Rs 3,401 crore while write-offs during the quarter were Rs 3,887 crore. Bandhan Bank has posted a 20.29 per cent growth in net profit for the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2018.
  • Syria war: Government forces continue bombardment of Yarmouk camp

    Syria war: Government forces continue bombardment of Yarmouk camp

    Regime forces were locked in violent clashes with IS fighters on Friday morning, the Britain-based monitor said. SANA said regime forces continued advancing in Hajar al-Aswad.
    Barcelona win La Liga title

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    On a personal level, as a sportsman, there are no words when you receive such affection in such a hard situation for the fans. The 33-year-old will leave the club he first joined at the age of 12 at the end of the season.
    Lea Michele is gleefully engaged to Zandy Reich

    Lea Michele is gleefully engaged to Zandy Reich

    The groom-to-be proposed to Michele with a four-carat diamond ring he designed with Leor Yerushalmi and the Jewelers of Las Vegas. This marks the star's newest romance since her split from iZombie star Robert Buckley. "I don't know", she told the publication.
  • Next Windows 10 Update Introduces New Timeline Feature; Available Today

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    "We want to give you back some of your greatest currency, your time", said Microsoft's Yusuf Mehdi in a blog post . Cortana , the digital assistant by Microsoft, has been updated to leverage the new Dictation feature.
    Review of Lauer scandal near completion — NBC's Lack

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    Brokaw behaved in a similar fashion in 1995, when he came to her apartment in London, where she was stationed. Brokaw wrote that Vester sought him out for the meeting in the NY hotel room, a characterization she rejects.
    Armenian Prime Minister resigns in wake of national protests

    Armenian Prime Minister resigns in wake of national protests

    Pashinyan called on supporters to organise big demonstrations in Yerevan , the capital, on May 1. "Everything will be OK. The Kremlin is watching its small but strategic ally, where Russian Federation has a military base, with concern.
  • Salah furious over image rights dispute with Egypt football association

    Salah furious over image rights dispute with Egypt football association

    Salah, the Premier League's top goalscorer, has his own sponsorship deal with rival telecommunications firm Vodafone. Salah addressed the issue himself with a Tweet in Arabic on Sunday, writing: "Sorry but this is a major insult ...
    NY Giants Got Everything They Needed in Draft

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    Saquon Barkley is the most intriguing running back to enter the league since Adrian Peterson in 2007, if not long before that. With Eli Apple coming off a bad season and Janoris Jenkins returning from ankle surgery, a cornerback would help.
    Valtteri Bottas: I'll need 10 beers to get over that one

    Valtteri Bottas: I'll need 10 beers to get over that one

    Ricciardo braked late and ran into the back of the younger man, who was attempting to cut back across and prevent his progress. At the time he was closing the gap to Vettel in the lead, but the mistake forced an earlier-than-planned pit stop on lap 23.


Kane glad to fire back as Spurs boost top-four bid
Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino would be the ideal successor to Jose Mourinho at Manchester United claims Gary Neville. The visitors are still not guaranteed Premier League safety and this defeat extended their winless run to seven matches.

John Kelly rebukes claim he called President Trump 'moron' or 'idiot'
She also pointed out that a similar incident occurred not long ago, when former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson allegedly described Trump as a "f*cking moron".

Rashaad Penny broke down after getting draft call from the Seahawks
The site noted that it was surprising when the Seahawks went with a running back, but even more so when it wasn't Derrius Guice . But for a team whose leading running back a year ago had 240 yards, Penny could be a very big deal indeed.

Tristan Thompson breaks social media silence amid cheating scandal
The 27-year-old NBA player took to Instagram to comment on the Cleveland Cavaliers win over the Indiana Pacers in the NBA Finals. Reports have also claimed that the Kardashian family are "having a hard time" accepting that Khloe might forgive Tristan.

How Sir Alex Ferguson Reacted After Fellaini's Late Goal
It was a good result, but as Sanchez says, in order to win trophies next season they need to continue to improve. The match victor now revealed what Jose Mourinho told him before his substitution.

Trump says 'ridiculous' laws making border patrol more risky
The CIA's World Factbook also claims that El Salvador has one of the world's highest homicide rates and pervasive criminal hangs. They called the effort by President Trump to deploy the National Guard as a way to "further militarize the US southern border".

BD wants China, Russia, India, Japan to help resolve Rohingya issue:PM
The envoys visited camps on Sunday, where distraught refugees pleaded for help ahead of the coming monsoon season. They will also take a helicopter flight over Rakhine to see the remains of villages torched during the violence.

Andrés Iniesta is Actually Leaving Barcelona
Not only because he is a great player but because he is an excellent human being. "He showed his class - the type of person that he is".

Regulator probes Rahul plane snag
The statement further said, "DGCA has set up a two-member committee to investigate into the cause of the incident". Prime Minister Modi is now in China for an informal summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping .

United Nations condemns Israel's use of 'excessive force' in Gaza
He said the Palestinians were intentionally sending children, women, disabled people and the mentally ill toward the fence. These apparently deliberate attempts to kill and maim are deeply disturbing, not to mention completely illegal.