During an hourlong presentation at New York's Terminal 5, Twitter revealed a distribution deal with NBCUniversal, in which the media company will publish live video and clips from its portfolio of brands - including NBC, NBC News, Telemundo and E!
The partnership came as numerous social media and streaming platforms pour resources into live content. Facebook has invested heavily in its "Watch" streaming platform in recent months through deals with Major League Baseball, Major League Soccer and other prominent sports leagues.
Disney'sESPN will roll out "SportsCenter Live", which will produce breaking news sports coverage on Twitter. "People tell us what they want to see with the conversations they share on Twitter", said Twitter's global head of content partnerships, Kay Madati.
In a statement yesterday, ESPN said that specific live shows for Twitter were in development and that another announcement would be due on Wednesday 2 May.
This year, Twitter promoted new live shows it has planned with network like ESPN and NBC. All of these entities will offer live content for Twitter which is going to be launched under a new agreement that will be announced at a later date.
The number of daily video views on Twitter has nearly doubled in the past year, and the format has contributed more than half of ad revenue for two quarters running.
This effort from Twitter to create more video entertainment may go some way towards chipping away at YouTube's dominant position, but it remains to be seen how well the new shows will be received. This year, it will do that again and also create branded shows for Comedy Central, BET, MTV News, and MTV International for the platform.
There'll be room for smaller broadcasters too, with new pilot shows sourced through Twitter's creator network Niche. Vice News, the HuffPost, Vox Media and BuzzFeed are either debuting or continuing original programs focusing on popular topics on Twitter.
Sports and gaming is another area Twitter hopes to dominate.
MLS: MLS already has a Twitter deal for highlights, live halftime shows, and some matches, but the latest deal has the league streaming the MLS Homegrown Game and halftime show.
Call of Duty World League: As Call of Duty gamers compete for a $4.2 million combined prize, the Call of Duty World League is slated to share highlights on Twitter.
The short message platform has turned into a video powerhouse, generating revenue from video ads both in the US and overseas.
"Spies steal documents all the time", said Schanzer of Israel's massive document dump on Monday, "but this was a huge cache". Israeli Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz told army radio on Monday morning that he was "not aware" of the latest strikes.
In 2015 the United States and other nations struck a deal with Iran to end a 12-year standoff over that country's nuclear program. US National Security Advisor John Bolton told Fox News on Sunday that Mr Trump had not yet made his decision.
Other big technology companies also fell, as Facebook dropped 3.7 percent to $159.69 and Microsoft skidded 2.3 percent to $93.12. The stock market had already been spooked by a climb in bond yields earlier in the year, sliding sharply in February.
Analysts will have their eyes glued to numbers, to see if iPhone sales failed, met, or exceeded their expectations. That made it hard to price the product much below $1,395, without slicing Apple's legendary profitability.
Many in the British media and online have suggested the resignation is indicative of a government on the verge of collapsing. The British government says they will be allowed to stay and has promised to set up a simple no-fuss registration process.
Gerrard is still mulling over the Rangers job and Benitez has offered to be a sounding board if he wants to contact him. According to The Scottish Sun , Rangers have agreed a deal to sign Burnley midfielder Scott Arfield .
Jim sees his son's enthusiasm for AI as foolish, and he tells William he's not interested in schemes with decades-out payoffs. Logan at first thinks Angela (the character, not the actress) is the plant: "You're too flawless to be one of us".
Without Witten, who has spent his entire 15-year career with the Cowboys, tight end is now a position of need for Dallas. His success came in his junior and senior seasons after a hard sophomore year where he struggled with drops.
Hamas deputy chief Khalil al-Hayya on Saturday said the PA had orchestrated the attack in order "to kill reconciliation". Israel says it is aiming only at instigators, and accuses Hamas of using civilians for cover to carry out attacks.
Merkel: Europe Will Push Back If Hit With Trade Tariffs
The EU has threatened to retaliate with duties on iconic American goods such as Harley-Davidson motorcycles and Kentucky bourbon. If it loses its exemption, the European Union has said it will retaliate with its own tariffs on US goods imported to Europe.
Trump prepares for his own meeting with Kim Jong
Actually, I have to tell you, these groups are actually a pretty common sight in Seoul , especially on the weekends. He also tweeted that " things are going very well , time and location" of meeting with Kim are being set.
Seattle Seahawks draft SDSU's Rashaad Penny in first round
Seattle's offense became very pedestrian when they lost their power running game after Marshawn Lynch retired two seasons ago. In the process, Penny seized his opportunity and vaulted himself into a first-round selection in the 2018 NFL Draft .
Essentia Health Gives Patien Update On Husky Refinery Explosion
With the addition of the Superior Refinery, Husky's total downstream capacity increased to approximately 395,000 barrels per day. Fire Chief Steve Panger said local authorities were still working with federal agencies to determine the cause of the explosion.