Facebook releases live video streaming
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Facebook Releases Live Video Streaming to Limited Number of iPhone Users

According to the Facebook Newsroom, this new feature will allow users to share streaming videos they are seeing in real-time.

To share a live video, click “Update Status” and then look for the “Live Video” icon, next to the photo, tag, and emoticon options on your iPhone. The icon appears as a person with two rings around their head.

snapchat announces deep links
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Snapchat Now Allowing Some Publishers to ‘Deep Link’ To Their Content

Snapchat recently announced it will allow Discover Channel partners to link directly to their content on the platform using deep links. This means publishers such as Hearst, IGN, Vox, BuzzFeed, CNN, and Vice will be able to post links on platforms such as Facebook and Twitter that will take users directly to their Snapchat profiles and posts.