MUMBAI:  Barely a month after a youth live streamed his final moments on Facebook before jumping to death, a 32-year-old woman lawyer planned to commit suicide in a similar way but was stopped in time, police said today. Priyanka Jethalal Maru went to the 18th floor of an under-construction building in Sewri area yesterday morning. She had planned to jump off the building and was seen shooting her video, police said. After a resident of a nearby building called the control room, a police ...
Two Afghan migrants and an accomplice have been jailed for raping a woman on camera and broadcasting it live on Facebook. They were given sentences ranging from two years to six months in prison after a largely secret trial. The men have not been named publicly. The two rapists, aged 18 and 21, were Afghan, while a 24-year-old Swedish man recorded the attack. Here is a police handout clip from the incident, which was edited to obscure the men’s faces: The crime took place earlier this yea...
Livestream has announced that its Mevo live-streaming camera is a getting a host of new updates this summer, including support for Android devices, YouTube live, 1080p streaming, and 4K internal recording. The post The live-streaming Mevo pocket cam comes to Android, goes 4K on iOS appeared first on Digital Trends.
Since mobile live-streaming launched on YouTube, creators needed at least 10,000 channel subscribers to make use of the feature. But now the Google-owned company has opened it up to a lot more creators. The post YouTube mobile live-streaming has just opened up to lots more users appeared first on Digital Trends.
Thanks to an API release by Twitter, Mevo by Livestream is now able to broadcast straight to Twitter or Periscope. The camera is the first to include direct Twitter compatibility. The post Mevo, the live-streaming camera, is now Twitter compatible thanks to new API appeared first on Digital Trends.
It seems as though YouTube is opening up live-streaming to a much wider range of people, according to recent reports. A number of users with less than 10,000 subscribers are reporting being able to live-stream through YouTube. The post YouTube seems to have dropped 10,000 subscriber minimum for live-streaming appeared first on Digital Trends.
Facebook is expanding its live-streaming sports coverage after inking a deal with Major League Soccer and Univision. The platform will kick off with 22 games this season, and also offer exclusive preview shows. The post Facebook to expand live-stream sports coverage with Major League Soccer deal appeared first on Digital Trends.
As promised, Periscope is finally expanding its live-streaming capability to all users, allowing them to broadcast to Twitter from external devices, such as professional cameras, games, and VR headsets. The post Periscope Producer now lets anyone try their hand at live-streaming like a pro appeared first on Digital Trends.
Facebook is reportedly in talks with Major League Baseball (MLB) to license live games from the upcoming season. The deal could provide a major boost for Facebook's recently announced video app for set-top boxes. The post Facebook reportedly in talks to bring MLB live-streams to its upcoming TV app appeared first on Digital Trends.
Twitter is set to live-stream Showtime Sports’ telecast of its Championship Boxing triple-header this Saturday, headlined by a welterweight clash between four-division world champion Adrien Broner and Adrian Granados. The post Twitter to live-stream one-off Showtime Championship Boxing event appeared first on Digital Trends.
Twitter wants you to watch more videos. To help give user-generated clips and professional live-streams maximum exposure the platform is surfacing video in more places, including the top trends feed. The post Twitter is adding Periscope live-streams to its top trends feed appeared first on Digital Trends.
Sports live-streams on Facebook just received a huge boost thanks to the site's latest deal with Univision to stream soccer games from the most-watched soccer league in the United States: Liga MX. The post Facebook scores Mexican soccer league live-streams courtesy of Univision deal appeared first on Digital Trends.
Now on Kickstarter, the Freecast is a device that will enable live-streaming from any HDMI-equipped camera, from a GoPro to a professional DSLR or mirrorless camera, by wireless connecting it to an iPhone or iPad. The post You can go live from nearly any camera with the Freecast appeared first on Digital Trends.
AT&T is hoping that promotions can keep bringing in new subscribers for the DirecTV Now live-streaming television service. The telecoms giant recently announced that, for a limited time, customers can receive a full year of HBO for no additional cost if they sign up for one of DirecTV Now’s two pricier subscription tiers. That means savings of $60 for the full year--HBO usually costs an extra $5 per month for DirecTV Now subscribers. The catch? It only applies to either the Go Big chan...
On a day with only a few major March Madness upsets, the NCAA still managed to pull in some of the best ratings for the tournament’s first Thursday in decades. The NCAA said on Friday that the four networks (CBS and Turner Broadcasting’s TBS, TNT, and TruTV) airing college basketball games on Thursday--the first full day of March Madness--scored Nielsen household ratings that were up 5% from the tournament’s first day last year. According to the NCAA, the four networks averaged...
Get ready to see ad breaks in more Facebook videos on your News Feed. The company announced on Thursday it is expanding its mid-roll ads feature test to target both live and on-demand video creators. The post Facebook is bringing ad breaks to more live and on-demand videos appeared first on Digital Trends.