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Live video platform Bright lets you Zoom with your favorite creators

What if you could Zoom with your favorite creator and ask them questions? That’s the promise of Bright, the new live video platform launching today from co-founders Guy Oseary and early YouTube product manager Michael Powers. The service, built on top of Zoom, allows fans to engage in live, face-to-face video sessions with creators, ask questions and even join creators on a virtual stage for a more personal and direct learning experience. Though the startup has some similarities to voice chat ap...
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Mark Zuckerberg says he smeared himself in sunscreen as a disguise to avoid paparazzi. He failed, and the photo went viral.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Charles Platiau/Reuters Mark Zuckerberg has once again addressed the photo of him surfing with tons of sunscreen on his face. He said in an Instagram Live chat Wednesday that he was trying to disguise himself from paparazzi. "That is just way too much sunscreen. No one needs to be wearing that much sunscreen," Zuckerberg said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday described why he was photographed surfing in Hawaii with ...
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How to safely handle an open house

Holding an open house has always been a bit risky and has become even more so during the pandemic. To safely continue the practice, agents should keep these factors in mind.
Tags: Cleaning, Radio, Agent, Matterport, Periscope, Facebook Live, Open House, Keller Williams Realty, Coldwell Banker, the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, Select, Opendoor, Exit Realty, RE/MAX, Cleaning Service, Virtual Staging

Patent battle over Facebook Live and 'walkie talkie' tech rattles through High Court in London

Sueball sees social network squaring off against app upstart in UK branch of worldwide fight A legal battle between a company which says Facebook Live infringes one of its patents and the anti-social networking biz is currently playing out in the High Court of England and Wales as part of a long-running multinational legal battle.…
Tags: UK, England, London, Wales, Software, Facebook Live

25 Best Webinar Software Platforms

Hosting webinars and video conferences has become more popular since 2020 as a way of growing businesses and elevating brands. From a business point of view, they boost marketing and sales as they allow you to interact with your audience, respond to frequently asked questions, showcase your business and demonstrate the quality of your product. By using a webinar, you get to engage with leads and move them down the sales funnel. Other uses for these tools could include lectures, seminars, live p...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Youtube, Sales, Livestream, Google Hangouts, HubSpot, Facebook Live, Facebook Pixel, WebEx, Zoho, Marketing Tips, Gmail Microsoft, Youtube live, Livestream Livestream

Man who 'repeatedly' assaulted multiple officers during Capitol riot planned, boasted on a social media account named for Trump, authorities say

In this Jan. 6, 2021 file photo rioters supporting President Donald Trump storm the Capitol in Washington. AP Photo A New Jersey man was arrested Wednesday over his alleged role in the January 6 Capitol attack. Court documents claim Christopher Quaglin assaulted multiple law enforcement officers during the riot. Quaglin's search history after the siege shows eight visits to the FBI's "seeking information" page. See more stories on Insider's business page. A New Jersey man accu...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Politics, Washington, Court, Trends, Joe Biden, Fbi, Washington Dc, New Jersey, Arrest, Donald Trump, Facebook Live, Trump, Capitol, Metropolitan Police Department

From Urban Compass to IPO: The history of Compass in 21 stories

As the real estate world waits to see how the brokerage's initial public offering will unfold this week, take a look back at Compass' decade-long road to success as covered by Inman.
Tags: Google, Amazon, Ipo, Softbank, Linkedin, Tesla, Radio, Goldman Sachs, WeWork, Compass, Michael Bloomberg, CRM, Securities And Exchange Commission, Trulia, Facebook Live, Redfin

Bright social media idea turns pandemic despair into hope for local Valley businesses

Never underestimate the power of community. It was the day before St. Patrick’s Day last year when Los Angeles County issued a health order closing all bars and restaurants, and restricting service to takeout only. This left Craig Holman, proprietor of the Pickwick Pub in Woodland Hills, with “200 pounds of corned beef and beer galore” on his hands with nobody to sell to on the busiest day of the year when lines were usually out the door, and live Irish music was being played inside. “It was a b...
Tags: Business, Sport, Soccer, Community, Kim, Local News, Facebook Live, Los Angeles County, Valley, Jesse, Woodland Hills, San Fernando Valley, Canoga Park, Dennis McCarthy, Maiden, Pickwick Pub

Door of the Month March 2021: Narrow Doors of Montmartre

A few weeks ago while doing research for my Facebook Live tour of Montmartre, I discovered some cool narrow doors which are unusual and I thought I would share them with you. Do you like them and should I continue searching for more of them?  I want to thank everyone for watching my live Montmartre Tour yesterday and also for your generous tips to my PayPal account.If you missed it,  CLICK HERE to watch the video and CLICK HERE if you would like to leave a tip in my PayPal account(you don’...
Tags: Travel, Paypal, Montmartre, Facebook Live, Richard Nahem, Door of the Month, Montmartre Tour

Mark Zuckerberg says him 'smoking meats' is his favorite meme about himself

Charles Platiau/Reuters Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed his favorite meme of himself in a Clubhouse chat Thursday. Zuckerberg said a viral 2016 Facebook Live video of him smoking meats is the winner. In the video, Zuckerberg also shared his love for Sweet Baby Ray's barbecue sauce. See more stories on Insider's business page. Mark Zuckerberg has been the subject of countless memes, from a sunscreen-covered ride on his $12,000 electric surfboard to his robotic public speaking...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, Entertainment, US, Trends, Memes, Donald Trump, Clubhouse, Facebook Live, Zuckerberg, Josh Constine, Baby Ray, Constine, Tech Insider, Sweet Baby Ray's

Things to do – online and in-person – in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Feb. 11-18

    Paradegoers help celebrate the Year of the Rat and commemorate the Chinese Lunar New Year during the 121st Golden Dragon Parade in the streets of Chinatown in Los Angeles on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020. This year, the 122nd anniversary of the parade, for the year of the Ox, is presented on Feb. 13 on Facebook Live. (Photo by Trevor Stamp, Contributing Photographer)   Take a chance on cultural and entertainment experiences, Feb. 11-18.   EVENTS   Rock the Valley – Battle of the Bands: Va...
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Alleged 'Oath Keeper' arrested on charges related to Capitol siege once worked for the FBI and still holds a top-level security clearance, lawyer says

Rioters clash with police using a big ladder trying to enter the Capitol building through the front doors. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images A lawyer for a man charged for his role in the Capitol siege said he once worked for the FBI. Thomas Caldwell's lawyer requested a pre-trial release Monday on the basis of service-related injuries. Authorities believe Caldwell holds a leadership position in the militia group, the Oath Keepers. Visit the Business section of Insider f...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Navy, US, Trends, Fbi, United States, Department Of Justice, Biden, Facebook Live, Trump, Capitol, Pelosi, Caldwell, Oath Keepers, George Washington University Program

Does Facebook listen to you? Here's what you need to know

Facebook denies that it listens to you via your phone's microphone. NurPhoto/Getty Images Rumors that Facebook listens to you through your phone's microphone have persisted over recent years.  Facebook denies that it uses your microphone to eavesdrop or target ads to you. If you prefer, you can disable Facebook's access to your phone's microphone in Settings. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. If you're a Facebook user, you have no doubt seen rumors and t...
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Prisoners are 5 times more likely to get COVID-19 than the overall population. A 69-year old prisoner is trying to change that one livestream at a time.

The COVID-19 pandemic is tearing through US prisons, with inmates 5.5 times more likely to catch the disease than the overall population. One prisoner under home confinement, 69-year-old Rufus Rochelle, is calling for the release of prisoners in daily Facebook Live streams. Correctional facilities are desperately lacking PPE and other health resources, and can hardly enforce social distancing measures. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. On the evening that Rufus Rochelle saw th...
Tags: Facebook, Video, New York, News, Prison, Congress, California, Washington, US, Trends, Chicago, Criminal Justice System, United States, Williams, Aclu, Connecticut

Best Practices for Social Media Live Events

While we have stepped into the new year of 2021, there is one trend that will not be going away anytime soon: social media live events. Live videos provide a way for an authentic connection to your target audience, and they are especially imperative with the world still battling COVID-19 and as a result, holding fewer in-person events. Live events provide a way for your followers to interact with your brand on a personal level and allow you to reach a larger number of people.  Now, let’s dive in...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Seo, Linkedin, Live Streaming, Facebook Live, Event Marketing, Ignite Social Media, Instagram Stories, Facebook Instagram Twitter YouTube LinkedIn, Facebook Live Lives on Facebook

Several Congressional Democrats claim the January 6 Capitol insurrection was aided by 'insiders'

"They knew where to go. I've been told … by some other Congresspeople that their staff are saying that they saw people being allowed into the building through side doors," House Majority Whip James Clyburn told CBSN. Win McNamee/Getty Images Several Democratic members of Congress have alleged that the mob at the US Capitol had help from people with insider knowledge of the building. On Tuesday, New Jersey Rep. Mikie Sherril released a Facebook Live video claiming she saw several member...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Navy, Cbs News, US, Alabama, Trends, Georgia, Gop, House, New Jersey, Arizona, Cbs, The New York Times, District Of Columbia, South Carolina

'He wrapped his arms around me and he died': COVID-19 has killed thousands of young Americans. This is not just a tragedy for the elderly.

Cody Lyster, left, and Bryant Boyer-Killion, right, both died of COVID-19 at age 21. Courtesy of Lea Ann Lyster and Sarah Boyer Although older people are at higher risk of severe illness and death from COVID-19, the virus is killing young Americans in record numbers. Between March 1 and July 31, 12,000 more Americans between 25 and 44 years old died than would ordinarily be expected. About 40% of those deaths were directly due to COVID-19. Two families whose 21-year-old sons died of COVID-...
Tags: Science, News, Cdc, US, Trends, Anna, Detroit, Sierra, Facebook Live, American Medical Association, Aurora, Riley, Kevin, Bryant, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Miami Florida

Want to Take your Business to the Next Level in 2021? Try These 5 New Year’s Resolutions

Most business owners (and people!) are looking forward to moving on from 2020 and into a new year. While there will of course still be large challenges for businesses in 2021, many entrepreneurs and business owners are heading into January feeling hopeful. Why? Of course positive news around vaccines is encouraging, but more so, many business owners feel the lessons they learned over the course of the pandemic will make them stronger in 2021 and beyond. Here are five New Year’s Resolutions from ...
Tags: Facebook, Business, Africa, Management, Facebook Live, Right Now, Danie, Instagram Stories, Matt Volpert, Crystal Paula Hopkins, Shannette Prince Founder of Africa, Derek Loeffel Co Owner of Labadie, Paula Hopkins, Kern River Outfitters Shannette Prince, Danie Spikes, Derek Loeffel

Conditions at LA County hospitals, already dire, likely to worsen

Overcrowded ICUs. Ambulances turned away. Creaky pipes struggling to deliver oxygen. Hospital beds in gift shops. Mobile morgues housing the ultimate victims of the coronavirus. The once-unthinkable has become an undeniable truth: Los Angeles County is facing death on a scale for which even the best medical training could not prepare you. “We are seeing death in a completely different light,” said Lindsey Baker, an intensive-care unit nurse at Torrance’s Providence Little Company of Mary Medical...
Tags: Texas, News, Sport, Soccer, Baker, Facebook Live, Gavin Newsom, Los Angeles County, Torrance, Lakewood, Lancaster, LA County, Parris, Redondo Beach, Los Alamitos, Newsom

Top 9 social media trends to watch in 2021

Here are the top nine tips for meeting the social media trends that I think will be essential to focus on in 2021 and beyond.
Tags: Facebook, Video, Instagram, Youtube, Opinion, Marketing, Social Media, Linkedin, Content Marketing, Service, Radio, Teams, Agent, Content, Facebook Groups, Columns

Gillmor Gang: Full Stream Ahead

Twitter is shutting down Periscope, the video app it acquired several years ago when Facebook Live threatened to lap the field. When we stream the Gillmor Gang sessions, we send them to Facebook, Twitter, and an unlisted embed on YouTube. At one point, we planned to stream the sessions live on TechCrunch, but for now we’re posting the edited version there. In the weeks leading up to January 20th, the live Telegram feed at has been dominated by the Trump focus on overt...
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Gillmor Gang: HBO Plus

With one fell swoop, WarnerMedia eradicated the status quo in Hollywood, turning its 2021 feature film schedule on its head. Well, not quite. By moving 2021’s theatrical releases to both physical and digital theaters, the AT&T affiliate gave us a reason to sign up for its HBOMax streaming service. With a simultaneous window of one month per title, the idea is that the vaccines will govern the timetable for viable return to movies plus popcorn. Streaming has picked the lock on our path to the ...
Tags: Startups, TC, Video, Hbo, Hollywood, Gillmor Gang, Donald Trump, Steve Gillmor, Keith Teare, Frank Radice, Facebook Live, Gillmor, Tina Chase Gillmor, Gillmor Gang on Facebook, Denis Pombriant, Brent Leary

Fears of more COVID-19 spread as thousands of L.A. County inmates await transfer to state prisons

The number of inmates in Los Angeles County’s jails is climbing and officials are worried overcrowding is leading to more dangerous conditions just as sweeps the region. Sheriff’s Department officials said Wednesday that state prisons stopped accepting new transfers of inmates from county jails on Nov. 26 as they try to stem an overwhelming spike in COVID-19 cases. In just the last two weeks, at least 3,101 inmates in state prisons have tested positive, according to the California Department o...
Tags: News, California, Sport, Soccer, Chase, Facebook Live, Los Angeles County, Manson, California Department of Corrections, Sheriff s Department, VILLANUEVA, County Superior Court, Jails, Joe Orlando, Leslie Van Houten, Alex Villanueva

A nurse in a strained El Paso hospital says the sickest COVID-19 patients are put in a doctor-less room called 'the pit' where they are given 3 chances to be revived before workers let them die

Travel nurse Lawanna Rivers describing the COVID-19 crisis at the University Medical Center of El Paso on Facebook Live. Facebook Travel nurse Lawanna Rivers recently recorded a Facebook Live video, where she described her experience treating COVID-19 patients at the University Medical Center of El Paso. The city has emerged as a new hotspot of the virus, as the nation battles a third wave of the outbreak.  In the video, Rivers said the hospital's sickest COVID-19 patients were put in a "p...
Tags: Death, Texas, Science, News, US, Trends, News UK, Rivers, Facebook Live, El Paso, New York New York, UMC, University Medical Center, El Paso Texas, University Medical Center of El Paso, KFOX

Veterans Day events, Nov. 11, go mostly online this year due to Covid-19 pandemic

  The honor guard posts the colors at Veterans Day LA at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Monday, November 11, 2019. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)   Veterans Day was originally known as Armistice Day and commemorated the end of fighting in 1918 on the Western Front in Europe between the Allies and Germany. The Armistice of Compiègne was signed earlier in the morning but many people remember from a history lesson that “at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month...
Tags: Deals, Facebook, Europe, Navy, California, La, Germany, Restaurants, Charity, Los Angeles, Events, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Veterans, Veterans Day

Things to do – online and in-person – in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Nov. 5-12

  Tuba player James Briton Hendricks, from Band of the California Battalion, performs in front of the Hall of Liberty at Forest Lawn, Hollywood Hills, in Los Angeles. (Photo courtesy of Forest Lawn Memorial Parks and Mortuaries)   Take a chance on cultural and educational experiences, Nov. 5-12   EVENTS   Veterans Day from the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library: The ceremony honoring veterans goes online this year with an honor guard and remarks by keynote speaker Congressman (and former ...
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Trump administration scraps plans to give early coronavirus vaccines to Santa Clauses

Before he went on a racist conspiracy theory rant on Facebook Live, prompting a "medical leave-of-absence," Health and Human Services assistant secretary Michael Caputo hatched a scheme to save Christmas (and, presumably, the Trump administration by extension). Speaking with the Fraternal Order of Real Bearded Santas and other mall Santa labor unions, Caputo had planned to provide early coronavirus vaccine access to Santas in 35 countries, as part of a $250 million public service campaign to ...
Tags: Post, News, Santa Claus, Santa, Christmas Miracles, Facebook Live, Bad Santa, Trump, Health And Human Services, HHS, Mall Santa, Michael Caputo, Caputo, Santa Clauses, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Instagram rolls out fan badges for live videos, expands IGTV ads test

Instagram is today introducing a new way for creators to make money. The company is now rolling out badges in Instagram Live to an initial group of over 50,000 creators, who will be able to offer their fans the ability to purchase badges during their live videos to stand out in the comments and show their support. The idea to monetize using fan badges is not unique to Instagram. Other live streaming platforms, including Twitch and YouTube, have similar systems. Facebook Live also allows fans ...
Tags: Social, Facebook, Instagram, Video Streaming, Social Media, Tech, Live, Creators, Fans, Facebook Live, Live Video, Justin Osofsky, IGTV, Instagram COO

Bushwick Film Festival Reveals Details for Virtual Movie Industry Conference

  The Bushwick Film Festival (BFF)   has revealed details for their   Virtual Movie Industry Conference , taking place on October 24 & 25 from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM Eastern Time. The conference will include relevant media conversations and masterclasses with talented filmmakers and leading film industry professionals such as Katori Hall (Starz’s P-Valley), Reinaldo Marcus (Warner Bros. King Richard), Kitty Green (Hulu’s The Assistant), Deniese Davis (HBO’s Insecure & A Black Lady Sketch S...
Tags: Advertising, Brooklyn, Art and design, Facebook Live, Antonio Reynoso, Eric Gertler, Gloria J, Deniese Davis, Anne del Castillo, Bushwick Film Festival, Katori Hall Starz, HBO 's Insecure A Black Lady Sketch Show, Congresswoman Nydia Velasquez Brooklyn Borough, Eric Adams Assemblywoman Maritza Davila, Kweighbaye Kotee

LGBT real estate group names CEO

Mortgage lender Ryan Weyandt will now lead the LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance, one of a pair of organizations that emerged amid tumult at NAGLREP.
Tags: Radio, Facebook Live, Industry News, Select, News Brief, NAGLREP, Jeff Berger, MLS & Associations, Minnesota Realtors, Ryan Weyandt, LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance