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The Battery Atlanta Hosts Viewing Party Opening Day

The defending National League East Champion Atlanta Braves will host a watch party at The Battery Atlanta for Opening Day as the team begins its season on the road against division rivals the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday, March 28 at 2 p.m. First pitch is slated for 3:05 p.m. A live DJ, the Heavy Hitters and ATL Breakers will entertain the crowd between innings BLOOPER, the Tomahawk Team, Chick-fil-A Herd of Cows and the Home Depot Tools will be on-hand interacting with fans throughou...
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Facebook Expands Spotify Integration, Watch Party, More

Facebook has announced several new music and video improvements including expanded integration with Spotify, a new look for its Watch Party shared viewing function and expansion of all its music features into more countries. Highlights Expansion - Facebook uesrs in in more than 40 countries can share personal videos with music, with India and Thailand the newest additions. Watch Party - a new Watch Party experience will enable people to host Watch Parties around what’s happe...
Tags: Facebook, Spotify, Music, India, Thailand, Bruce Houghton, Snoop, Watch Party


Facebook may soon let you watch live TV with friends in Watch Party

Facebook Watch Party is designed to allow friends to watch together, even when they can't be in the same physical space. Now, that feature could be expanding to include live TV. Facebook announced a test of the feature, starting with live sports. The post Facebook may soon let you watch live TV with friends in Watch Party appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Facebook, News, Trends, Social Media, Watch Party, Movies & TV, Facebook Watch, Facebook Test, live TV streaming, Facebook Watch Party


Facebook Watch Party gets Live TV support with tools for adding trivia, polls and more

After launching ‘Watch Party’ to let groups watch videos together, Facebook expanded the feature globally few months back. Now at the SXSW, the company has introduced Live TV support for the Watch Party that lets people host Watch Parties around what’s happening on live TV. This feature will be available for Facebook Groups first, during live sports events like UEFA Champions League soccer matches that lets the fans cheer, debate and commiserate on Facebook while watching their favorite match...
Tags: Facebook, News, Blogging, Facebook Groups, UEFA Champions League, Sxsw, ` Watch Party, Facebook Watch Party, Facebook Watch Party Live TV


Instagram prototypes video co-watching

The next phase of social media is about hanging out together while apart. Rather than performing on a live stream or engaging with a video chat, Instagram may allow you to chill and watch videos together with a friend. Facebook already has Watch Party for group co-viewing and in November we broke the news that Facebook Messenger’s code contains an unreleased “Watch Videos Together” feature. Now Instagram’s code reveals a “co-watch content” feature hidden inside Instagram Direct Messaging. It’...
Tags: Social, Startups, Mobile, Facebook, Apps, Mark Zuckerberg, Media, Instagram, Entertainment, Facebook Messenger, Kevin Systrom, Mike Krieger, Instagram Direct, Sxsw, Insta, Josh Constine


Facebook Watch is finally growing as payouts get spread thin

Both Facebook Watch and Instagram’s IGTV have yet to become superstar video platforms, leaving Facebook at risk as more people seek streaming entertainment instead of status updates. So today Facebook is trying to build some buzz for Watch with new stats and rollouts. The free video hub that combines original content, sports, and cult favorite TV shows like Firefly now has 400 million users watching at least one minute per month. That’s not a ton of engagement amongst a wide audience. But on the...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Tech, Cnn, Mtv, Joss Whedon, Facebook Lite, Elizabeth Olsen, Watch Party, Facebook Watch, Buzzfeed Facebook, Facebook Watch and Instagram


We Are Social’s Monday Mashup #425

Facebook launches Watch Party globally Parties really ain’t what they used to be. In a bid to attract viewers to its content, Facebook has launched Watch Party to all profiles and Pages around the world. The co-viewing feature, which had previously launched in Groups and been in testing with other types of accounts, allows users to watch and comment on the same video at exactly the same time. Bonus features include a potential celeb favourite – Facebook will provide Watch Party hosts with a new...
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Facebook expands Watch Party to every page and profile worldwide

Facebook introduced Watch Party back in July which would let groups watch videos together and now the company is expanding it to every page and profile around the world. Facebook claims that there have been more than 12 million Watch Parties in Groups since the testing phase started in January.  Watch Parties are also getting a few new features, including threaded comments so people can have conversations, as well as live commentating, users can also now schedule a Watch Party ahead of time. ...
Tags: Facebook, News, Blogging, Watch Party


Facebook Watch Party is Available For Everyone (This Is Huge)

Facebook’s Watch Party feature has been around for awhile, but it wasn’t available for all pages and people until today. That’s a big deal for content creators and media giants, as it may offer a profitable alternative to traditional broadcasting. Hold On, What is a Watch Party? Facebook has gone through a lot of changes in the past year. The company has started to focus on community-building features, like Groups and Group Chats, because they generate more traffic and user engagement than ty...
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Facebook Expands ‘Watch Party’ Video Co-Viewing to Users and Pages Worldwide

Facebook is doubling down on “Watch Party,” expanding the social-video feature to all publishers and users worldwide — which Facebook says delivers far higher engagement levels than solo sessions. Since Facebook launched Watch Party to all Groups in July 2018, more than 12 million Watch Parties have been streamed, letting everyone watch the same video […]
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All Facebook Pages and Profiles Can Now Host Watch Parties

Facebook's Watch Party feature is now available to all pages and profiles, and some new wrinkles have been added. The social network began testing Watch Party in January as a way for members of a group to view videos simultaneously and react to them, and in July, the feature was extended to all groups worldwide....
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Facebook launches Watch Party for all, tests Live PiP commentating

Facebook Watch has failed to capture viewers with its content, so it’s hoping to differentiate through the company’s core strength: social. Today Facebook fully launches Watch Party, its co-viewing feature where users can see and comment on the same video at the same time, to all profiles and Pages around the world. Watch Party had previously launched in Groups and been in testing with other types of accounts. But now any profile or business can post a Watch party invite to sync up with other...
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Facebook: Here’s How to Create a Watch Party

In July, Facebook made its Watch Party feature available to all Facebook groups around the world. Now, users can create their own Watch Parties on News Feed without being associated with a group. The Watch Party feature allows users to invite friends to watch videos with them on the social network. Our guide will show...
Tags: Facebook, Advertising, Watch Party, Social Pro Daily


Facebook Messenger is building a “Watch Videos Together” feature

Netflix and chill from afar? Facebook Messenger is now internally testing simultaneous co-viewing of videos. That means you and your favorite people could watch a synchronized video over group chat on your respective devices while discussing or joking about it. This “Watch Videos Together” feature could make you spend more time on Facebook Messenger while creating shared experiences that are more meaningful and positive for well-being than passively zombie-viewing videos solo. This new approa...
Tags: Social, TC, Mobile, Facebook, Apps, Instagram, Tech, Netflix, Facebook Messenger, Sean Parker, Facebook Video, Watch Party, YouTube Co, Messenger Facebook, Airtime, Co-watching


Will Packer & Friends Celebrate OWN’s “Ready to Love” Premiere at Watch Party in Atlanta… (PHOTOS)

Just a few days ago, I offered a sneak peek of OWNtv’s new reality dating series, Ready To Love (click HERE if you missed that). The show, which is produced by Will Packer, officially premiered last night and OWN: the Oprah Winfrey Network invited a few people out to Suite Lounge in Atlanta to celebrate the premiere. Host Thomas “Nephew Tommy” Miles and several members of the cast were in attendance. Special guests included “Sister Circle Live” co-hosts Syleena Johnson, Rashan Ali, Quad Webb-L...
Tags: Television, Celebrities, News, Atlanta, Oprah Winfrey, Will Packer, Xscape, Greenleaf, Rickey Smiley, Oprah Winfrey Network, Syleena Johnson, Watch Party, Mike Merrill, Atlanta Gossip, Love and Relationships, Lamman Rucker


Facebook buys Vidpresso’s team and tech to make video interactive

Zombie-like passive comsumption of static video is both unhealthy for viewers and undifferentiated for the tech giants that power it. That’s set Facebook on a mission to make video interactive, full of conversation with broadcasters and fellow viewers. It’s racing against Twitch, YouTube, Twitter, and Snapchat to become where people watch together and don’t feel like asocial slugs afterwards. That’s why Facebook today told TechCrunch that it’s acquihired Vidpresso, buying its seven-person team a...
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This Week in Small Business, Big News From Facebook on Interactive Content

? ? It’s another week of This Week in Small Business and this week, I clearly had Facebook on my mind. For this latest episode of This Week in Small Business, I’m joined by live streaming expert Monique Johnson and we’re going over the top articles appearing on Small Business Trends in the last week. Two of the three I picked just happened to be about the much talked-about social media site, especially recently. Facebook Stories for Business But we’re not talking earnings figures — at lea...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Small Business, US, Sales, Social Media, Tripadvisor, Monique, Trump, Michael Guta, Watch Party, Monique Johnson, Small Business News, Facebook Stories, Small Business Trends YouTube


We Are Social’s Monday Mashup #408

Facebook’s oversharing has caused a drop in shares Facebook’s privacy scandal has really left a mark on the company as shares dropped by 24%, driving its market value down by $151 billion at one point. CFO David Wehner also commented that he expects that revenue growth rates will continue to decline in the third and fourth quarters of this year. Mark Zuckerberg has attributed part of the fall in European growth to the loss of over 1 million European users since the General Data Protection Regula...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, South Korea, Twitter, New York, Isis, Instagram, Youtube, China, Seo, Linkedin, Snapchat, James Foley, Espn, Mcdonalds, Facebook Groups


Facebook Watch Party Helps Your Customers Engage during Webinars and Other Events

With video now an integral part of Facebook (NASDAQ: FB), the social media platform is looking to make watching videos a more social experience. The global launch of Watch Party now means all Facebook Groups can watch videos together in real time. Facebook Watch Party The Facebook Watch Party was first announced in January of this year and has been going through some testing for the past six months. At the time, the company said it would start with Groups because one billion people use Facebo...
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Facebook launches ‘Watch Party’ to let groups watch videos together

Facebook today has introduced a new experience called Watch Party to all Facebook Groups, after testing it earlier this year. It is a new way for people to watch videos on Facebook together in real time. Once the watch party is launched, participants can watch videos, live or recorded, and interact with one another around them in the same moment. This feature is aimed at bringing people together around video, create connections, and ignite conversations. The company is starting to test the ...
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Facebook's new live video feature turns groups into 'parties'

Facebook is rolling out a new feature called Watch Party to all groups around the world.
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Facebook’s Watch Party Feature Is Now Available to All Groups Worldwide

Facebook began testing its Watch Party feature in January, enabling members of a group to view videos together--Live or recorded--comment on them and react to them. On Wednesday, the social network announced that Watch Party is available to all groups worldwide. Starting a Facebook Watch Party on desktop Facebook Starting a Facebook Watch Party on...
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Facebook’s ‘Watch Party’ rolls out to all, letting Groups watch videos together

For the past few months, Facebook has been testing something it calls “Watch Party”. It’s a feature that would let Facebook Groups host shared video streaming sessions, with everyone in the group being able to see/comment on the same videos at the same time. Take the Facebook Live concept and swap in a queue of pre-selected videos to make a sort of ad hoc video channel, and that’s a Watch Party. Today the company is rolling the feature out to all Facebook Groups. Here’s how it’ll work (screen...
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Facebook loses $120 billion in market cap after awful Q2 earnings

Facebook’s share price fell over 20 percent in after-hours trading today after the company announced its slowest-ever user growth rate and a scary warning that its revenue growth would rapidly decelerate. Before today’s brutal Q2 earnings, Facebook’s share price closed today at $217.50, but fell to around $172 after the earnings call. That’s a market cap drop of roughly $123 billion. In two hours, Facebook lost more value than most startups and even public companies are ever worth. Here’s the...
Tags: Social, Mobile, Facebook, Apps, Mark Zuckerberg, Europe, Instagram, Finance, US, Tech, Whatsapp, Facebook Ads, North America, Sheryl Sandberg, US Canada, Wehner


Best of 8-BITS: May 2018

8-BITS #WEARECREATIVE is a monthly inspiration session with our strategy, creative, editorial, design and future tech teams. Strategy starts off with platform updates then each team submits two pieces of socially and creatively brilliant work, equalling 8-BITS. We then debate new projects from around the world and question narratives, cultural point-of-views and how technologies work creatively or not. Here’s the best of the bits: May was the month before Cannes, where we buy new yacht shoes and...
Tags: Facebook, London, Inspiration, Creative, Social Media, Seo, Creativity, Reddit, King, Cannes, Kfc, 8-bits, Watch Party, Facebook Best, Group Video Chat, Cristina Sarraille


Top Three Takeaways From Facebook F8 2018

Facebook has been a trending topic for some not-so-good reasons lately, and many were left wondering if the social media giant had met its downfall. CEO Mark Zuckerberg, however, was there to quell those concerns at F8 – Facebook’s annual developer’s conference. In addition to addressing user privacy concerns, Zuckerberg & Co. boasted what’s next in technology for Facebook and its suite of programs. In this post, we break down our top takeaways from Facebook F8 2018 and their implications for br...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Spotify, Seo, Social Media Marketing, Oculus, Zuckerberg, Facebook Marketing, Social Media Strategy, Chris Cox, Zuckerberg Co, Social Media Trends, Watch Party, Facebook F8, Stories Facebook, Facebook F8 2018


It’s About to be Wakanda Weekend Cuz Black Panther is Out on Digital!

It’s been three months since Marvel Studios dropped Black Panther and the film came through and stole all our hearts in its’ boldness, brilliance and overall BAWSINESS. It has been three months since I became an official citizen of Wakanda, and I hail my king T’Challa and my duchesses, the Dora Milajes. I give props to my Earl M’Baku and tip my hat to the Princess Shuri. WATTUP NAKIA! Them my peoples. Honestly, this film is still sitting on my mind. It’s broken so many records that you might as...
Tags: Movies, Instagram, Danai Gurira, Digital, Humor, Marvel Studios, Black Panther, Chadwick Boseman, Baku, Challa, Wakanda, Anywho, Watch Party, T'Challa, Dora Milajes, Earl M'Baku


You Can Now Visit Wakanda Forever: Black Panther is Out on Digital!

It’s been three months since Marvel Studios dropped Black Panther and the film came through and stole all our hearts in its’ boldness, brilliance and overall BAWSINESS. It has been three months since I became an official citizen of Wakanda, and I hail my king T’Challa and my duchesses, the Dora Milajes. I give props to my Earl M’Baku and tip my hat to the Princess Shuri. WATTUP NAKIA! Them my peoples. Honestly, this film is still sitting on my mind. It’s broken so many records that you might as...
Tags: Movies, Instagram, Danai Gurira, Digital, Humor, Marvel Studios, Black Panther, Chadwick Boseman, Baku, Challa, Wakanda, Anywho, Watch Party, T'Challa, Dora Milajes, Earl M'Baku