Facebook, Amazon, Twitter and YouTube are bidding to stream the NFL’s Thursday night games

Facebook, Amazon, Twitter and YouTube are bidding to stream the NFL’s Thursday night games

Courtesy of ReCode: These streams are the highest-profile sports rights currently on the market. The NFL is selling the rights to stream its “Thursday Night Football” games next season, and at least four big tech companies are interested. Facebook, Amazon, Twitter and Google’s YouTube have all submitted proposals to the NFL in the hope of […]

Why the Twitter Buy Button can be your E-Commerce Store’s Holy Grail

Why the Twitter Buy Button can be your E-Commerce Store’s Holy Grail

Courtesy of SocialQuant: Twitter is a dangerous place these days … for consumers who love to shop! At the end of September, Twitter announced that the “buy now” button will be available to any merchant in the U.S. that uses Demandware, Bigcommerce or Shopify as their commerce store provider. The Twitter buy button will make it easier for […]

Twitter Inc.’s Hail Mary? For Super Bowl 50, Facebook’s Sports Stadium Will Bring Real-Time Social Media Showdown

Twitter Inc.’s Hail Mary? For Super Bowl 50, Facebook’s Sports Stadium Will Bring Real-Time Social Media Showdown

Courtesy of the IBT: For Super Bowl 50, it’s not just a showdown between Peyton Manning and Cam Newton. Beyond the TV screen, social networks have an opportunity to capture millions of eyeballs and advertising dollars during the most-watched U.S. TV event of the year. From the start, Twitter shrewdly cast its ad offering as a […]