Topic: Nfl

Live Video Is Breathing New Life Into Twitter as It Aims for Broader Success

COO Adam Bain says livestreaming 'is just getting started'

Just as acquisition speculation is heating up, Twitter has gotten a bit of its mojo back. It can largely thank a few weeks of livestreaming high-interest events, namely the NFL's Thursday…

Twitter’s First NFL Livestream Drew an Average Digital Audience of Just 314,000 a Minute

15.4 million watched Thursday Night Football on TV

CBS's first Thursday Night Football game of the season drew 28 percent fewer viewers than last season's inaugural prime-time game on the network. But don't blame Twitter. While the New York…

With All Eyes on NFL Streaming, Jack Dorsey Pins Twitter's Future on Live Content

CEO talks his plan to grow the platform

COLOGNE, Germany—The future of Twitter may be live, but CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey couldn't make it to Dmexco to give his speech in person. Instead, Dorsey held a video…

New NFL Spot From R/GA Highlights Epic Thursdays in History

Promoting the return of Thursday Night Football

Thursday can be an underrated day of the week, yet a lot of significant moments in history happened on a Thursday, like the signing of the Declaration of Independence and…

Here’s How the Rams Are Promoting Their Return to Los Angeles

Players leap over L.A. landmarks in new ads

Los Angeles' 22-year span without an NFL team is coming to an end this season as the Rams return to the city after playing in St. Louis since 1995. The…

The NFL Is the First Sports League to Get a Snapchat Discover Channel

All 32 teams will get geofilters for fans, too

The National Football League on Tuesday revealed that it signed a multiyear extension with Snapchat that will make the NFL the first sports league with a Snapchat Discover channel. According to…

Twitter Hopes Its Burgeoning Livestreaming Business Will Help It Take Flight Again

Advertisers and TV networks think it might

In the past few weeks, Twitter has secured deals with several television companies and sports leagues hoping to get in early on the San Francisco-based social network's burgeoning livestreaming business.…

With Verizon Deal, Yahoo and AOL Are Finally Together

Rival web pioneers are now corporate siblings

Yahoo's long, winding and rocky road has finally come to its conclusion. Verizon announced this morning that it has acquired Yahoo's operating business for roughly $4.83 billion, which had long been…

Twitter Debuts Livestreaming With High Definition Broadcast of Wimbledon

Tennis fans won't get any work done today

Twitter today is providing a glimpse into what kind of TV-like platform it could be for sports fans, one of its most-loyal user bases. The social media network's livestreaming of…

New York's Droga5, Grey and McCann All Crushed Cannes With More Than 20 Lions Each

U.S.'s top performers explain their success

It was a good year to be a New York agency at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity with McCann New York, Grey New York and Droga5 all scoring…