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Facebook MarketingStarting Janaury 13, work with the group marketing manager of social media at Microsoft/BingAds to build a fan base and grow your business on Facebook! In this course, Geoffrey Colon will teach you how to set up and enhance your company page, understand best practices and measuring your success, execute a monthly content strategy, and incorporate Facebook into your overall marketing efforts. Register now!

Stream Video Straight From IPhone To Facebook With Ustream’s Broadcast For Friends


Ustream is no stranger to providing streaming video service for Facebook users. But now you don’t need to be tied to a computer to share the memories. Ustream announced Thursday night the launch of Broadcast for Friends — an iPhone application that allows users to record live video, which instantly posts to Facebook. The company said launches for other mobile platforms, such as Android, are on the horizon.

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Facebook Becomes Television Thanks To UStream

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-Ustream Logo-What really makes television what it is? Is it the fact that it’s sitting in some dedicated space in your living room? Or is it the fact that it’s probably one of the larger monitors in your apartment or house? Maybe it’s not connected to a computer, and that’s what makes it a television (although they’ll all soon be computers). Whatever it is, Facebook is going head on with television not only through their new Brand Lift service but also through their numerous Ustream partnerships lately.
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-uStream Logo-Tonight announced that they now support Facebook Connect. It’s an interesting implementation in that uStream still requires you to register separately even after you’ve connected your Facebook account. I went through the registration process and ended up at a page which said “Facebook Connect close” and the statement “Welcome biznickman” (which is my username).
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Watch Obama Together on Facebook, Live Video Chat with Friends

A few days ago we mentioned some of the ways in which third party sites and services were tapping into Facebook Connect for interactive ways in which to experience today’s inauguration of President-elect Barak Obama. But there are a number of applications on Facebook’s platform that are doing the same.

This morning we hear of Watch Together’s special version of its Facebook app, called Obama Together, enabling Facebook users to host their own inauguration party online. Users can host a live video chat with their Facebook friends, while watching the live stream Ustream coverage of today’s inauguration.
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