Facebook Launches Platform To Keep Fans Social During Live Events
Facebook has launched a new program that will allow fans to interact with one another in a more meaningful way via social media during live events. The live event tool, dubbed “Venue,” was released by Facebook’s R&D group NPE Team. “Venue” will serve as a second screen experience for... Read more
Will Online Platforms Become the New Ticketmaster?
As the live event industry is halted, online platforms are rising to the occasion in order to keep the spirit of concerts alive. Artists have been taking to YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Twitch to perform livestreams – acting as a new norm in the industry. Live Nation even... Read more
Facebook Launches Paid Live Stream Functionality For Creators
Coronavirus has halted the music industry — and severely impacted the incomes of musicians. During this trying time, Facebook announced that it would begin charging for livestreams in order to allow musicians and other creators to monetize their performances. Livestreams have become the new norm amid the global pandemic;... Read more
Facebook Takes Action Against Ticket Fraud After Investigation
Scammers constantly flood Facebook event pages, pretending to sell nonexistent tickets to potential concertgoers, but after an investigation in the UK, Facebook is taking the first steps toward ending ticket fraud on its platform. Earlier this year, Facebook agreed to donate £3m to a new Citizens Advice project dedicated... Read more