Monthly Archives: September 2013

CoveritLive Weekly: Top five Social TV events (Sept. 23-29, 2013)

This week’s CoveritLive Social TV weekly rankings look very similar to last week’s chart, as NFL football, America’s Cup Racing, Australian Rules Football and reality TV took center stage.

The NFL and the NFL Network posted their third-straight Thursday Night Football event with an audience in excess of 300,000 viewers this week. The audience of more than 321,000 followed the social conversation as the San Francisco 49ers rolled past the St. Louis Rams, 35-11.

 

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Case Study: NFL

Check out some of the success that the NFL and NFL.com have enjoyed using CoveritLive and take those best practices and use them to help run effective live sporting events this fall and throughout the year. CoveritLive provides the tools to deliver real-time updates and scores. Take advantage of the tools and engage your audience to the best of your ability.

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CoveritLive Weekly: Top five Social TV events (Sept. 9-15 & 17-22, 2013)

Following a one-week layoff the CoveritLive weekly Social TV rankings are back with a double dose of highlights from the biggest CiL events of the last two weeks. The NFL’s Thursday Night Football second screen experience, a pair of events by Bild.de and two America’s Cup racing entries headline the top five from the two-week period.

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Enhance NCAA football coverage with LiveScores new Top 25 scoreboards

A few short weeks ago we blogged about broadcasters, publishers and sports organizations taking advantage of CoveritLive’s LiveScores functionality to enhance their live coverage of NFL and NCAA football games. The automated scoreboards have enjoyed widespread use over the first couple weeks of the season and they just got better. Beginning Friday, Sept. 13 a new grouping of NCAA LiveScores will be available that allows users to run a Top 25 scoreboard.

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CoveritLive supports audience in excess of 1.7 million for Apple announcement

The Apple media event to announce its new iPhone 5s & 5c on Tuesday, Sept. 10 was widely anticipated and more than 1.7 million technophiles all around the world followed CoveritLive live blogs during the announcement in San Francisco, Calif.

More than 70 publishers and blogs, including Yahoo, MacWorld, Bild, iLG Media, Aftonbladet, and MacWorld Sweden, used CoveritLive to live blog the Apple Announcement with photos and commentary from the invitation-only event.

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CoveritLive Q&A Testimonial with Yahoo India Travel

Last month Yahoo India’s travel editor Bijoy Venugopal and staff photographer Azhar Mohamed Ali set out on a new adventure to explore India’s most picturesque coastal drive along the India’s East Coast Road. As the duo traveled more than 1,000 km between Chennai and Madurai they used the robust feature set of CoveritLive to deliver live updates of their experiences, via interactive chat, social media, images, video and much more during their 11-day journey. Learn more about their great CiL experience by checking out Venugopal’s Q&A.

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CoveritLive Q&A Testimonial with Yahoo India Travel

Last month Yahoo India’s travel editor Bijoy Venugopal and staff photographer Azhar Mohamed Ali set out on a new adventure to explore India’s most picturesque coastal drive along the India’s East Coast Road. As the duo traveled more than 1,000 km between Chennai and Madurai they used the robust feature set of CoveritLive to deliver live updates of their experiences, via interactive chat, social media, images, video and much more during their 11-day journey. Learn more about their great CiL experience by checking out Venugopal’s Q&A.

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CoveritLive Weekly: Top Social TV events from Obama’s Sweden visit (Aug. 2-8, 2013)

This week we bring you a special edition of the CoveritLive weekly Social TV rankings that is a bit of a departure from previous editions. Last week, interested readers from all around the world took notice of the events in Syria and many Swedish readers joined CiL events as United States President Barack Obama visited Sweden to discuss the Syria situation and other issues.

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Check out ways to utilize CoveritLive 3.10’s new features

The CoveritLive team is very proud to announce the release of CoveritLive 3.10 which provides users with several new features that will undoubtedly improve the way they run live events. Among many things, 3.10 has added a new Pinning functionality that provides the ability to select important pieces of content for persistent display at the top of the event, while its new embed code allows for further customization of the Viewer Window and delivers desktop and mobile events with responsive design.

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