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CoveritLive: July 2014 in review

The month of July saw CoveritLive audiences engage with a wide variety of different experiences and this installment’s infographic presentation explores July’s experiences that were highlighted by the World Cup, former President of France Nicolas Sarkozy’s arrest, NBA free agency, coverage of airplane crash disasters, the British Open golf tournament and more. Here is a look at key data and highlights from the top events of the month. Continue reading

World Cup – Scoreboard Best Practices

CoveritLive’s automated Scoreboard makes it easy for publishers to cover all of the World Cup action.  The Live Scoreboard takes only minutes to set up, and then automatically updates with the latest World Cup scores and plays throughout the game, allowing you to focus on game commentary and Reader questions. Major plays are visually highlighted so fans are always kept up-to-date on the game action. With the ability to customize the display, you can choose to cover a specific game, multiple games (on the same day), or the entire series! The Live Scores feature is routinely used by major publishers around the globe, including France24, Yahoo Sports, Expressen and Aftonbladet to enhance their live sports coverage. Keep reading for Scoreboard Tips and example Screenshots…

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Publishers & broadcasters leverage CiL to deliver real-time Winter Olympics news

In two weeks’ time, the 22nd Winter Olympics delivered their fair share of miraculous feats, as both great victories and disappointing defeats headlined the Games. Publishers, broadcasters and media organizations of all shapes and sizes covered everything, from two-toilet stalls, gold medal performances, to the pageantry of the closing ceremonies, and CoveritLive was there to help them deliver real-time updates. More than 900,000 viewers from countries all over the world engaged with CiL live experiences featuring coverage of just about every athletic discipline during the Games.

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Follow live coverage of the snow and ice storms in the southern United States with CoveritLive

In need of up-to-date information or just interested in following all of the latest o the snow and ice storms sweeping across the southern United States? Two outstanding CoveritLive customers, Yahoo and The Weather Channel's Weather.com are using CoveritLive to deliver real-time updates on the storm. The live experiences include live reporting, viewer submitted reports and photos, as well as wealth of social media information and reports on public safety issues and transportation concerns. Check out the experiences.  Read more…

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International audience engages with CoveritLive for Super Bowl Second Screen

The 2014 edition of the National Football League’s Super Bowl shined brightly, not only in the United States, but around the world as well. Super Bowl XLVIII attracted television viewers and second screen viewers across the globe. This year’s big game proved to be a truly international event as 400,000 viewers in at least six countries joined CoveritLive experiences during the game.  Read more…

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CoveritLive Weekly: Top five Social TV events (Nov. 18-24, 2013)

The past week in Social TV provided some great second screen experiences that comprise the current edition of the CoveritLive Social TV rankings. This week’s top five features live news reporting from Paris, the NFL’s Thursday Night Football, the Australian Rules Football draft, a marquee boxing match and live updates from the most recent Formula 1 race.  Read More…

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Case Study: Yahoo’s Fantasy Football experience

Check out what Yahoo Fantasy Sports is doing each and every week throughout the football season with its Fantasy Football Live implementation. CoveritLive integrates well into Yahoo’s dashboard experience, providing a moderated live chat and playing a key role in the dashboard by helping fantasy football enthusiasts with expert advice and important up-to-the-minute information.

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CoveritLive Weekly: Top five Social TV events (Oct. 21-27, 2013)

The latest edition of the CoveritLive weekly Social TV rankings features an interesting array of domestic and international events from a variety of categories. A made-for-TV reality show from Germany joins a quartet of sporting events from around the globe in the week’s top five rankings.

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CoveritLive Weekly: Top five Social TV events (Oct. 14-20, 2013)

Five American sporting events swept the top five spots last week in the CoveritLive weekly Social TV rankings. A pair of NFL game day implementations landed in the top five, while a specialty PGA event, collegiate football and live coverage of UFC 166 leapt into the fray.

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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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