You all know you want #slofies of my dog, don’t even front…
LOTS of news about Facebook Creator Studio announced at the International Broadcasting Convention:
New tools and metrics for Live, Watch Parties, Creator Studio
Facebook Live “Rehearsal” mode
Live video trimming
Live video duration extended from four hours to eight
Multistream broadcasting (simulcast to different platforms)
Pre-scheduling to Instagram and IGTV via Creator Studio
Expanded language options for auto-captioning
New video metrics for Distribution, Watch Party viewership, and Loyalty
Enhanced Watch Party branding, metrics, and sharing
Facebook is testing a new Chat post type to launch private group chats, much like the recently-introduced Chat sticker in Instagram Stories.
Facebook’s new Portal TV set-top box device functions as a broadcast system - like Firestick or Roku - as well as a webcam.
YouTube trolls beware: they’re testing a Profile Card feature that will publicly display your comment history.
LinkedIn has introduced Skill Assessment tests in order to support users’ claimed talents with validation badges for those scoring in the top 70th percentile or above.