Monthly Archives: June 2013

Ideas for embedding content in your next Live Event

To keep your Readers engaged we highly recommend incorporating a variety of content in your live event. If you're familiar with our new EventStudio, then you already know how easy it is to search for and share social content from Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. But did you know that you can also embed a variety of other content types into your live event? This post provides some great examples to try on your next event… Read More

 

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Yahoo News and SCOTUS Blog deploy CoveritLive to cover the week’s biggest news events

The last week in June has provided several major, compelling news stories in the United States. The U.S. Supreme Court’s decisions on several landmark cases and the commencement of the George Zimmerman Trial in Sanford, Fla. have created an appetite for information and CoveritLive has been there to feed the need. The SCOTUS Blog has once again provided up-to-the-minute live blogging of the Supreme Court’s decision and informed the masses, while Yahoo News has provided its own live chat around the rulings, syndicated SCOTUS’s coverage and provided excellent live blog coverage of the Zimmerman trial.

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CoveritLive Weekly: Top five Social TV events (June 10-16 & 17-23)

After a one-week hiatus, the CoveritLive weekly Social TV rankings are back with a double dose of headline second screen events. The previous week’s top five events were highlighted by US Open golf and Australian Football League coverage, while last week’s rankings were buoyed by the seventh game of the NBA finals and more Aussie Rules football.

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CoveritLive connects People.com readers with author Judy Blume

Growing up many American school children had the pleasure of reading one of famed fiction author Judy Blume’s books at one time or another. People.com’s recent CoveritLive chat with Blume allowed the author’s fans to connect with one of their favorite authors from their childhood or perhaps even an author they experienced with their own children.

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CoveritLive supports 200-plus events, audience of more than 750K for E3 & Apple’s WWDC

Monday, June 10 marked a bit of a tech Super Bowl in California as tech giant Apple held its keynote at the World Wide Developers Conference and companies including Microsoft, Electronic Arts and Sony made major announcements at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). More than 750,000 technophiles trained their eyes on their computers, tablets and mobile devices as they followed CoveritLive live blogs for all of the day’s biggest announcements at WWDC and E3.

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CoveritLive Weekly: Top five Social TV events (June 3-9)

A quintet of international events swept the top five spots of this week’s edition of the weekly CoveritLive Social TV rankings, with the Australian Football League claiming two spots, a pair of European football events earning two places as well and a reality TV competition topping the charts.

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CiL Feature Implementation: Fox Sports Florida

As the defending NBA champion Miami Heat and four-time NBA champion San Antonio Spurs prepare to lock horns in the 2013 NBA Finals, Fox Sports Florida is bringing the live social conversation to fans and Social TV viewers. The network’s site is leveraging a new CoveritLive ticker feed to deliver real-time social content and live scores in a well-designed engagement experience

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Case Study: MacWorld’s Apple event coverage

As you prepare for the keynote at Apple's Worldwide Developer's Conference this June, check out the success that MacWorld has enjoyed with its live blog coverage of previous Apple product announcments. CoveritLive provides MacWorld with the means to deliver real-time updates to the masses, live from all of Apple's major events.

 

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CoveritLive: May in review

The month of May proved to be another solid month for CoveritLive and this edition of our month-in-review takes a look at the key statistics and events from the month that was. This installment’s infographics presentation explores May’s events that were anchored by the Champions League final, severe weather coverage, NCAA postseason action and a hotly-followed Norwegian court case. Here is a peek at key data and highlights from the top events of the month.

 

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