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Traditional Broadcasters Eye Content on Social Media Platforms, Ampere Says

LONDON—“Made-for-social” video content is rising in popularity, especially among younger viewers, and that demand is being met by many social platforms with the commissioning of projects. But traditional broadcasters are also attempting to get in on the action, often in a funding role, according to ...

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BIA: Election Year to Boost Ad Revenue Along With OTT, Social Media

CHANTILLY, Va.—The 2020 presidential election will help U.S. local advertising revenue reach new heights, a projected $161.3 billion to be exact, according to a recent report from BIA Advisory Services. BIA’s “U.S. Local Advertising Forecast 2020” forecast would be a 5.8% growth rate from the ...

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Increased Time Watching TV, on Social Media, Promotes Youth Depression, Says Study

Too much screen time with TV and on social media exacerbates the symptoms of depression among adolescents, according to new research findings published in JAMA Pediatrics. The study, conducted by researchers from the University of Montreal, CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center in Montreal and the ...

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Women’s World Cup Streams Grow on Social Media

CHESTERFIELD, Mo.—The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team began their 2019 FIFA’s Women’s World Cup title defense with a record-setting 13-0 win over Thailand on Tuesday, and according to a recent study from Amdocs, many soccer fans watched the opening match via a social media streaming channel. With ...

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Highlighting the Best in Sports

Sports coverage is changing. More than ever before, we’re finding that leagues, clubs, associations and event organizers are taking control of their own content. Organizers can be federations, teams, leagues, tours, individual events and the agencies that represent them. For the purposes of this ...

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