Facebook Live Introduces New Streaming Options For PC Games
Facebook, specifically its Live feature is making a big jump from smartphones to computers. Today, Facebook announced that the social network is finally opening up another service which can allow users to live stream their desktop and laptop. Not like the first Facebook Live announcements, this new feature is possible to anyone with a Facebook account.
With this new update, account users can go directly to Facebook’s desktop website and Live stream directly through webcam, other parties professional equipment and various software hooked up to a desktop. According to The Verge, gamers can finally broadcast their current gameplay from their PC with this new Facebook Live feature. Note that Facebook had previously allowed Pages to do live stream directly from their PC and only had restricted gameplay streaming partnerships with well-known game developers such as Blizzard.
This move by Facebook is kind of clear that the biggest social media platform is hoping to take live streaming videos more seriously by making it possible for account users to create higher-quality broadcast. In addition to this, Facebook now became one of the many outlets for gamers in order to attract a group of streaming audience. Facebook Live streaming options will be seen directly in Facebook’s News Feed as well as in user profiles, making it very easy to start a show as it is to post a status.
Desktop broadcasts, such as PC games, will appear in the News Feeds of your friends exactly the same like the mobile broadcasts. According to TechCrunch, Facebook Live might not be great and perfect yet, and there might some troubling broadcasts of violence or other negative things that Facebook promises to prevent. If Facebook can lock-down the content type now, it could enjoy years of broadcasts that give it exclusive content to attract users to the News Feed and space to run lucrative video ad breaks.
Uber's Board Member Attempts To Counter-Message Accusations Of Sexism
Arianna Huffington, Uber's co-founder, tweeted after the allegations that she promised a "full investigation" with human resources head Liane Hornsey, who joined the company in January, and asked people to email her directly
Twitter Releases Persicope Producer API To Take On Facebook Live
Twitter made it clear that Periscope is more than just a live selfie platform. Now, one of the biggest social networks is ready to extend that same platform beyond its own native apps.
Xbox Live, Skype, Outlook Outage; Affecting All Microsoft Account Users
Microsoft recovered from an hour-long outage earlier this month which affected Microsoft accounts. The software giant never revealed the root cause of the issue, and it appears a similar problem occurred again today.
Blizzard Reminds Overwatch Players About How Loot Boxes Work; Calls Out Hoarders
Overwatch players are reminded that hoarding is pointless. Check out the full details here.
Diablo 3: Rise Of The Necromancer DLC Now Available; Full Patch Notes Revealed
At long last, the Necromancer has arrived in Diablo 3. Check out the full patch notes here!
MORE IN ITECHPOST
Link Building & Guest Posting Updates- 2020
Over the years, the importance of high-quality backlinks has only increased. What once used to be a quantitative measure, is now qualitatives in nature. In other words, the links are now scanned for the quality they bring in, along with the number of links.
How Do Personal Emergency Response Systems Work?
Personal emergency response systems, known as PERS for short, are systems that help people to raise the alarm and get immediate help when a medical or personal emergency occurs. They are ideal for older people and anyone with a mobility issue or an injury or illness that can cause falls.
New Lawsuit Alleges Fortnite Video Game Is as Addictive as Cocaine
Epic Games, creator of the popular Fortnite video game, has been hit with a new lawsuit that alleges the game is as "addictive as cocaine" and that Epic has targeted children with its marketing. The popular game is played by more than a quarter-billion people.
Netflix is Raising Prices, Here’s How it Now Compares to Other Streaming Services
Once a brand gains the trust and loyalty of its market, it is only logical that it attempts to flex its dominant muscle. Such is the tale that fits the recent price hike coming from the stable of Netflix. Having baited consumers into believing that streaming, and not cable subscription, is the right way to go, Netflix has now decided to drop its own form of a bombshell on consumers in the form of price increment. The news, which was announced earlier this year, detailed that Netflix would be raising prices across all of its plans by 13 to 18 percent.