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Twitter bans RT, Sputnik ads

Social media site Twitter has, effective immediately, banned RT and Sputnik from buying advertising amid fears they attempted to interfere with the 2016 US election. US authorities say both of…

Barcelona’s digital tactics

Barcelona’s digital tactics

Roger Gastó, Head of Digital Products at FC Barcelona, has admitted that the football club needed to adopt a strategy of diversification and consolidation and develop digital products to achieve…

Carabao Cup draw on Twitter

Carabao Cup draw on Twitter

The Carabao Cup fifth-round draw will be live streamed on Twitter on October 26th, marking the first time an English football draw has taken place on social media. The Thai…

Facebook considering live sports broadcasts

Facebook considering live sports broadcasts

Facebook is actively looking at the possibility of broadcasting live sports content via its Facebook Live service, according to its global head of Strategic Partner Development – Sports Media, Rob…

US: 37% watch live sport on non-TV devices

US: 37% watch live sport on non-TV devices

NFL Football has the most enthusiastic fan base by far, according to a study by Adobe and TDG. Using a 10-point scale, where 1 means “definitely not a fan” and…

Eurosport, Snap team for Olympics audience engagement

Eurosport, Snap team for Olympics audience engagement

Discovery Communications’ Eurosport and Snap have agreed a strategic advertising and content partnership for the Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang 2018, bringing Snapchatters across Europe Olympic Games action through several…

Ruptly launches new streaming platform

Global news agency Ruptly has announced the launch of its video streaming platform which offers global live events with the ability to broadcast directly to social media. The new platform…

NBCU, Snap in content JV

NBCUniversal and Snap have joined forces to create a new digital content studio. Based in Santa Monica, California, the joint venture will make made-for-mobile programming to debut primarily on multimedia…

Facebook acquires tbh app

Facebook acquires tbh app

Facebook has acquired tbh (‘to be honest’) – an app that encourages teenagers to be nice to each other on social media. The app is just nine weeks old, but…

Facebook unveils Oculus Go

Facebook unveils Oculus Go

Facebook has unveiled Oculus Go, a standalone VR headset that will be released in 2018, priced at $199 (€168). Speaking at the company’s annual virtual reality developers conference in San…