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Facebook Signs Deals With Media Companies, Celebrities for Facebook Live - Wall Street Journal

Facebook Inc. FB 1.05% has inked contracts with nearly 140 media companies and celebrities to create videos for its nascent live-streaming service, as the social network positions itself to cash in on a lucrative advertising market it has yet to tap ...and more »

Facebook Is Paying Millions to News Outlets and Celebrities to Create Live Video - Fortune

It's been known for some time that Facebook is paying media companies and celebrities cash in return for using its Facebook Live video feature, but what hasn't been known is exactly how much it is paying them. According to a document recently obtained ...and more »

Tumblr just launched live video in the smartest way possible - The Next Web

Right on cue after yesterday's 'rumors,' Tumblr is launching live video. The surprising bit is how it all actually works. Instead of wasting time and money on its own live-streaming technology, Tumblr is simply integrating existing live video solutions ...and more »

Tumblr To Launch Live Videos, But Is It Too Late To The Party? - Tech Times

It looks like live video will continue to be the social media content trend of the future. Tumblr is launching a new live video feature on Tuesday that will compete against other sites, such as Facebook, that already have a similar feature. First ...and more »

Tumblr to launch live video on Tuesday - TechCrunch

Twitter has Periscope. Amazon has Twitch. Google has YouTube's live streaming. And Facebook has Facebook Live. Now, Tumblr is getting into live video, too. The company is preparing to launch a new live video feature on its service, beginning tomorrow ...and more »

Tumblr adds support for live video, increasing its allure to users, creators and brands - Business Insider

BII This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Digital Media Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Tumblr, the blogging platform owned by Yahoo, has made a major improvement by adding live video support. The company ...and more »

How to Turn Off Facebook's Pesky Live Video Notifications - WIRED

Facebook believes the best way of promoting Facebook Live Video is to notify you about it. Constantly. And so you get a notification whenever someone you're connected to uses Live Video. You probably have hundreds, if not thousands, of friends, bands ...and more »

Tumblr adds live video support from YouTube, YouNow, Kanvas, and Upclose - VentureBeat

You can now share your live videos on Tumblr. The company has added publishing and discovery support for the increasingly prolific video format on its blogging platform, which means that you can now post your videos from YouTube (Android is available ...and more »

Tumblr launches live video support in partnership with YouTube, YouNow and others - TechCrunch

Tumblr this morning announced support for live video on its service, confirming our report from yesterday that such a move was in the works. The feature will allow Tumblr users to live stream video directly to their followers' Dashboards, and will also ...and more »

Facebook is running into a problem that has plagued live video since 2007 - Business Insider

Justin Sullivan/Getty Livestream has been a pioneer in live video since it started in 2007 as Mogulus. But the product didn't find its niche immediately, CEO Jesse Hertzberg tells Business Insider. Now Facebook has run into the same problem Livestream ...and more »