The 2013 Major League Baseball season opener is still one week away, but that did not stop the sport from claiming the top spot in the weekly CoveritLive Social TV rankings for the fourth consecutive week. The final games of the 2013 World Baseball Classic helped keep Yahoo Taiwan in the top-five, while Ilta-Sanomat, Yahoo Mexico and Yahoo Brazil claimed the remaining spots in the weekly rankings.
The start of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship is upon us and March Madness is in full swing. As you prepare to cover the 2013 tournament, remember that CoveritLive is the perfect tool for engaging with fans around the world. CoveritLive can be an effective tool for providing a firsthand experience for those fans who are unable to watch on television or as a second screen experience as viewers watch the game live on television or online.
As baseball season’s opening day and the stretch run of the college basketball season are upon us it was unrelated quartet of live events filling out the CoveritLive Social TV weekly ratings. For the second-straight week, Yahoo Taiwan nabbed two spots in the top-five with its World Baseball Classic coverage, while MyFoxDetroit landed near the top with its courtroom coverage and Yahoo Canada and Eurosport rounded out the top events for the week.
During this year’s South by Southwest Interactive Conference our partner’s at Yahoo! hosted a full slate of panels, talks, concerts and informative sessions at the Yahoo Lounge. The most-read news site in the world featured a panel during SXSW, titled Yahoo News #Hashout Live that explored the current trends around first and second screen experiences.
On Wednesday, Yahoo proved once again to be the go-to choice for live news coverage as it provided wall-to-wall live video and live chat coverage of the papal announcement. The news leader utilized CoveritLive to provide live commentary of the day’s events, beginning with the white smoke circling above the Sistine Chapel, through the bells ringing at St. Peter’s Basilica and Pope Francis’ first blessing as pope.
After missing the last two Monday’s due to travel and the SXSW Interactive conference, the CoveritLive weekly Social TV rankings are back in a big way. In this week’s issue we take a look at the top five events from each of the last two weeks, which were headlined by four monster World Baseball Classic events hosted by Yahoo! Taiwan.
Members of the CoveritLive and Demand Media team will be attending SXSWi events over the next few days. We will be including updates live from the conference.
CoveritLive uses Twitter's real-time streaming API in order to provide fast, reliable Twitter integration. As of March 5th 2013, Twitter requires authorization for all API requests and as a result, CoveritLive users must now be logged into a Twitter account before using any Twitter-related features. Linking your Twitter account with CoveritLive also logs you onto Twitter, which allows you to use Twitter functionality seamlessly within your live events.
The second month of 2013 proved to be yet another strong month for CoveritLive and the fourth edition of our month-in-review takes a look at the key statistics and events from the month of January. This installment’s infographics presentation takes a look at a month that was anchored by the 2013 Academy Awards, Grammy Awards, NBA All-Star Weekend and the United States State of the Union address. Here is a peek at key data and highlights from the top events of the month.