Facebook Tests A New Video Experience Called Premieres
Facebook today starts to test a new video format called Facebook Premieres.
Like its Hollywood namesake, publishers and creators will be able to release pre-recorded videos as a live moment, giving people the ability to interact and experience them together.
People will be able to experience Premieres of videos like movie trailers, new episodes of Facebook Watch shows, or new content from their favorite creators, alongside other fans, and in real time — just like watching… Read
Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Testifies In Front Of Senate Committees – Watch Live
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg hit Washington DC on Monday and has his first of two high-profile hearings in front of the U.S. Congress in the wake of the data breach scandal that has engulfed the social media giant.. The first is today when testifies before a joint session of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary and Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
The hearing, entitled "Facebook, Social Media Privacy, and the Use and Abuse of Data,"… Read
YouTube HQ Shooter Had Beef With Company, Went To Gun Range Before Rampage, Police Confirm – Update
2ND UPDATE with press conference, 9:30: Police confirmed today that the woman who opened fire at YouTube headquarters on Tuesday had a grudge against the company. “The suspect was upset with the policies and practices of YouTube,” San Bruno Police Chief Ed Barberini told reporters at a news conference this morning. “This appears to be the motive for the incident.”
That confirmed earlier reports that she felt YouTube had not been compensating her properly and manipulated… Read
Microsoft’s Mixer Sets Comedy Dynamics’ Interactive ‘Backseat Comics’ Series
EXCLUSIVE: Microsoft’s interactive livestreaming service Mixer has greenlighted Backseat Comics to series. Comedy Dynamics will produce 12 episodes exclusively for Mixer.
Mixer takes interactive media to another level by allowing viewers to watch and engage with their favorite games and streamers in real time. Backseat Comics fits the mold of the platform as it is an improv comedy gaming show where one player plays the most popular games currently streaming on Mixer while… Read
March For Our Lives Livestream: Watch The D.C. Event Here
Teenagers and tens of thousands of all ages are taking to the streets in Washington, D.C., as well as hundreds of cities around the country and the world today to protest gun violence and schools shooting. You can watch the march down Pennsylvania Avenue in the U.S. capital live above and check out a map of the route below.
Among the celebrities set for the D.C. march are Broadway stars Lin-Manuel Miranda and Ben Platt, who will perform “Found/Tonight,” a mashup of songs… Read
YouTube Struggles With Advertisers Vs. Conservative Voices Conflicts
YouTube is caught in the middle of a war between conservative commentors and advertisers.
CNN has reported that mainstream companies like 20th Century Fox, Paramount and others were still advertising on conservative and conspiracy YouTube channels like Alex Jones’s InfoWars. After being contacted by CNN concerning that apparent choice, they pulled the ads.
However, conservative commentators are claiming that YouTube is engaging in an over-reaching censorship campaign that… Read
YouTube TV Snags Seattle Sounders MLS Streaming Rights
YouTube struck a multi-year agreement to stream the Seattle Sounders FC professional soccer matches, adding more live sports to its YouTube TV subscription service.
The Google-owned unit won the exclusive rights to stream the club’s 20 regionally televised contests on a dedicated Sounders FC YouTube TV channel. The 14 nationally televised games will be available to subscribers on ESPN, Fox and Fox Sports 1.
“With the addition of YouTube TV into our viewing arsenal… Read
Internet TV Interruptions Of Super Bowl Plague Hulu, PlayStation Vue Customers
Internet TV suffered a blow on Super Sunday, as subscribers to Hulu and PlayStation Vue had service interrupted while watching the Super Bowl.
Hulu subscribers were up in arms Sunday night over losing their video feed on the Super Bowl during the climactic drive by the New England Patriots.
The live TV service was cut-off in some (but apparently not all) markets as New England quarterback Tom Brady was trying to drive his team in a last-minute effort to tie the game. That… Read
Annie Awards Livestream – Follow The Animation Honors From UCLA’s Royce Hall
The 45th annual Annie Awards are being doled out tonight at UCLA's Royce Hall, and you can watch all the action as it unfolds on the official livestream here.
Deadline is live blogging the event and posting winners as they are announced. Click the related link above to check out follow what’s going on in the room.
The Annie Awards honor overall excellence as well as individual achievement in a total of 36 categories including Best Animated Feature, Best Animated Special… Read
Sundance Film Festival: ‘The Miseducation Of Cameron Post’, ‘Kailash’ Land Grand Jury Prizes – The Complete Winners List
UPDATED with more details, full winners list: The Chloë Grace Moretz-starring The Miseducation of Cameron Post, The Kindergarten Teacher director Sara Colangelo, On Her Shoulders helmer Alexandria Bombach and Blaze star Benjamin Dickey were the big victors tonight at the Sundance Film Festival awards ceremony in Park City.
Singer M.I.A., Rust Belt skateboarding and the anti-Donald Trump documentary Our New President also scored wins at Robert Redford-founded fest Saturday… Read
Oscar Nominations Live Stream – Watch
Nominations for the 90th Oscars are being revealed this morning by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The announcement coming from the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater will roll out in two parts, with the craft noms unveiled beginning at 5:22 AM PT and the acting, screenplay, director and picture races following at 5:38 AM.
The Academy said yesterday that Tiffany Haddish and Andy Serkis will host they hybrid live/pretaped announcements, with contributions… Read
‘Monster’: Watch Deadline’s Sundance Series Panel Livestream
Deadline's Sundance Series filmmaker panels wrap today with Monster, the debut feature film of top music video helmer Anthony Mandler. It comes ahead of the drama’s world premiere in the U.S. Dramatic Competition section at the Sundance Film Festival, where it bows tomorrow at the Eccles.
Mandler will join Deadline's Dominic Patten at the Stella Artois Filmmaker Lounge on Main Street to discuss the film, bringing along castmembers Kelvin Harrison Jr., Jeffrey Wright… Read