You may have seen a number of people talking about the new LinkedIn Reactions.

The of Siri and Alexa

If you are interested in voice applications and tourism marketing, you will probably like this new campaign from the Vienna Tourist Board promoting EuroPride which takes place in June 2019.

The campaign is about the marriage of Siri and Alexa and is cleverly done with a series of videos on YouTube, and amplified through Facebook and an Instagram account where they expand the story using Instagram Highlights.

Smart Speaker Growth

50% of homes in the UK and Ireland will have smart speakers by 2023

In a recent report published by Strategy Analytics, they predict that there will be more US homes with smart speakers than without by the end of 2020.

They comment that the 50% threshold will be reached in late 2020, and the US will be the first country in the world to reach this level of smart speaker ownership.

They go on to state that by the end of 2023, eight countries will have a majority of smart-speaker owning households and that there will be global sales of more than 134 million smart speakers and screens in 2019, rising to 280…

Don’t Stream and Drive Day 2019 — Live Stream Insiders EP173

Find the resources referred to in the show at https://lsinsiders.com/7April2019links

IN THIS EPISODE:

- New laws in Australia legislating the conduct of social media and online platforms

- Live streaming apps in China

- Google Stadia — a digital-only streaming platform

- blu Marble, a 20-foot-tall installation live streaming an image of Earth

- Canva iOS app allows you to create video posts (great for promoting your live streams)

- A reminder about Don’t Stream and Drive Day, 16 April 2019.

Watch the replay on YouTube or below.

More live stream tutorials can be found at https://www.Krishna.me

Let me…

This week, we explored the challenges faced by Facebook in terms of moderating live streams.

Find the resources referred to in the show at https://lsinsiders.com/17March2019links

IN THIS EPISODE:

- What’s new with video and music on Facebook

- Periscope updates their spam policy

- A perspective on why we should look beyond the like button for non-profit live video success

- How Facebook moderates live streams

- Find and create live audio using the Nedl app.

Watch the replay on YouTube or below.

More live stream tutorials can be found at https://www.Krishna.me

Important Update: Our next live show will be 31 March…

How to quickly and easily turn Tweets into image posts by Krishna De

Have you ever wished you could post Tweets quickly and easily as images?

For example a quote or a testimonial?

There is a new free Android and iOS app available that helps you do this quickly and easily. It is also available on desktop though rather buggy at the time I tested it.

You might have seen me share some examples on Twitter.

Here is how you use it:

1. Select a Twitter account.

2. Choose a Tweet to turn into an image.

3. Select a solid colour as a background.

4. Or choose a background colour from the…

This week we explored the beta release in the US of LinkedIn Live and also the re-launch of Amazon Live for shopping experiences.

Find the resources referred to in the show at https://lsinsiders.com/3March2019links

IN THIS EPISODE:

- US Twitch streamers earnings

- YouTube’s new community guidelines strike system

- Facebook will not renew 2/3 of existing Facebook Watch news shows

- New tool — create a virtual green screen using XSplit Vcam

- New update — live stream audio only with guests on Periscope

- Instagram tests titles for live streams.

Important Update: Our next live show will be 17…

Introducing Amazon Live And LinkedIn Live — Live Stream Insiders EP170

This week we explored the beta release in the US of LinkedIn Live and also the re-launch of Amazon Live for shopping experiences.

Find the resources referred to in the show at https://lsinsiders.com/17February2019links

IN THIS EPISODE:

- LinkedIn starts to roll out LinkedIn Live with beta testers in the US

- vMix launches v22 with new features and upgrades

- Now you can practice your skills for HQ Trivia using Google Assistant

- Amazon introduces live streamed shopping experiences with Live Creator

- and DJI makes drone improves geo-fencing.

Important Update: Our next live show will be 3 March as…

Invite Guests Onto Your Periscope Broadcast — Live Stream Insiders EP169

Learn how Periscope is rolling out the ability to add guests to your broadcast on mobile — this was just one of the topics of The Live Stream Insiders show on 10 February 2019.

IN THIS EPISODE:

  • Periscope now enables you to invite guests into your live stream
  • Brandlive introduces BrandLive Producer production software for customers
  • Skype enables background blur in live video calls on desktop
  • Dropbox introduces time-based comments for video and audio editing.

Watch the replay on YouTube or below.

Find the resources referred to in the show at https://lsinsiders.com/10February2019links

More live stream tutorials can be found…

Dropbox introduces time based commenting for video and audio files

If you are collaborating with your colleagues or clients in relation to editing audio podcasts, Flash Briefings, videos or recorded live streams, Dropbox has just made it easier for us to understand where in a video or audio file an edit needs to be made.

Dropbox has now introduced time based commenting for video and audio files.

I use Dropbox every day to move content between my Android, iOS, and desktop (I have the app installed on my PC typically for files I want to access and have other folders just in the cloud.

Instead of having people message or…

Krishna De

Strategic communications, content marketing, talent and organisation development strategist and educator— find me at http://www.Krishna.me

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