Monthly Archives: July 2013

Feature Implementation: The Times Customer Service Chat

The Times is a British daily national newspaper and it utilizes CoveritLive for a variety of live events, including The Times & Sunday Times’ Customer Services Live Chat. This unique implementation allows readers to join a live conversation with members of The Times staff to ask any questions that they may have about the publication, its web site or other topics.

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CoveritLive Weekly: Top five Social TV events (July 22-28, 2013)

The Royal Birth in the UK grabbed major headlines last week and along with the final stage of the Tour de France and Australian Rules Football it highlighted the weekly CoveritLive Social TV rankings. Mundo Deportivo, The Sun UK, Yahoo UK OMG and AFL.com filled out the week’s top five.

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RSS Feeds + Facebook, Pinterest & Tumblr

If you've already used EventStudio, then you know how easy it is to search for and share social content from Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. However you may not know that CoveritLive also includes a built-in RSS Reader. Simply enter the RSS Feed URL into the RSS Search tab and the stream below will populate with the RSS content. To make frequently used RSS feeds easier to manage, we automatically save previously entered RSS Feeds. If your organization has it's own RSS news feed this is an easy way to publish fresh content during your live event. Plus it's a quick way to incorporate Facebook, Pinterest, Tumblr and Flickr content. Read More…

 

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CoveritLive Weekly: Top five Social TV events (July 15-21, 2013)

In a week of many large events, two key events rose to the top to sweep all five spots in the weekly CoveritLive Social TV rankings. Actividades Digital landed three spots on the countdown with its Tour de France coverage, while the Australian Football League’s AFL.com notched two spots for its weekend match coverage.

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Case Study: Sports Illustrated’s Golf.com

As you cover the 2013 British Open Championship, check out the success that Sports Illustrated's Golf.com has enjoyed with its live blog/second screen coverage of PGA tournaments around the globe. CoveritLive provides Golf with the means to deliver real-time updates and scores to golf fans, live from all of the sport's tourneys and major championships.

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CoveritLive Weekly: Top five Social TV events (July 8-14, 2013)

The stretch run of a high-profile murder case in the United States headlined the weekly CoveritLive Social TV rankings for the second time in three weeks. American second screen viewers were intrigued and informed by Yahoo’s coverage of the George Zimmerman trial last week, while French viewers were highly-engaged in live coverage of the unrest in Egypt and others were entertained during the 10th stage of the Tour de France.

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Getting the most out of Twitter with CoveritLive’s EventStudio

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Twitter has unquestionably become a rich tapestry of real-time content covering virtually every subject and event imaginable. Leveraging Twitter to crowdsource content for your CoveritLive events is a great way to augment and enhance your writer’s original work.  CoveritLive's EventStudio offers a number of powerful features to help you easily find relevant and timely Twitter content.

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Deliver up-to-date trial coverage from the courtroom with CoveritLive

Recent months have seen many high-profile criminal trials take center stage atop news headlines around the world, and CoveritLive has proven to be the preferred means for consuming live up-to-the-minute news reports from the courtroom. CiL has been utilized both as a complimentary second screen experience to televised trials, but also as the main source of live content in trials that prohibited cameras during the proceedings.

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CoveritLive: June 2013 in review

The month of June was a landmark month for CoveritLive as more readers participated in events last month than in any other month since the self-service model launched in July 2012. This edition’s infographics presentation explores June’s events that were headlined by the U.S. Supreme Court’s high-profile rulings, the NBA Finals and NBA Draft, George Zimmerman’s murder trial and Swedish Princess Madeleine’s wedding. Here is a look into key data and highlights from the top events of the month.

 

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