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Yahoo Sports gets a new look, live video, and more

Yahoo has launched a complete refresh of its sports app, offering people a brand new design and a new set of features, such as personalized favorites, alerts, and scores. The app also features a variety of video content, including access to Yahoo’s free MLB Game of the Day live. Here are the major highlights of
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You can now reply to comments on Facebook with a video

If you’re an avid Facebook user, you’ll be glad to know that the social network has enabled video replies to posts and status updates. The camera icon — which let you add photos in replies — now allows you to record and share videos as comments. The feature was developed at Facebook’s 50th Hackathon, and
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Latest Facebook update is all about live video

Facebook is going all-in on the current live video trend. It is rolling out a new update to its Android and iOS apps that adds new ways to livestream video from the social network, along with additional ways to share and interact with those videos. The update adds support for livestreaming within Facebook Groups and
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Fullscreen video service will take on YouTube and Netflix on April 26

After launching first on YouTube, the content company Fullscreen will be introducing its own video streaming subscription service, similar to Netflix, on April 26. It will offer a mix of older TV shows and movies with original content for $4.99 a month, with a 30-day free trial Fullscreen’s channels already generate 5 billion video views
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Instagram rolls out support for video uploads of up to 60 seconds

Instagram is giving people more freedom to express themselves in video form. The social network is rolling out an update that will support video uploads of up to 60 seconds, well above the previous limit of just 15 seconds. Instagram stated: In the last six months, the time people spent watching video increased by more
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Snapchat's new chat experience centers on audio, video, and stickers

Snapchat is introducing a new, more robust Chat experience, one that makes it easier to connect with your friends both with audio and video, and which aims to allow conversations to flow more organically. This update also allows you to send stickers in a chat, giving you a wider range of ways to display how
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Netflix admits it throttles video streams for Verizon and AT&T customers

Following accusations from T-Mobile CEO John Legere that AT&T and Verizon were throttling Netflix streams, Netflix has now admitted that it is responsible for capping the speed of the streams. Speaking to The Wall Street Journal, Netflix confirmed that it has been throttling video streams for Verizon and AT&T customers for years: The popular video
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Amazon Prime Video grabs Doctor Who video streaming rights in the U.S.

Amazon Prime subscribers in the U.S. will gain access to the reboot of the popular sci-fi series Doctor Who starting March 27. Amazon has signed a multi-year deal with the BBC for those rights, with the first eight seasons available to stream via Amazon Prime Video: According to Variety: On Amazon Prime in the U.S.,
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Microsoft is retiring the Skype Qik video messaging app on March 24

One of Microsoft’s Skype spinoffs, Skype Qik, is being shut down on March 24. Microsoft launched the video messaging app in 2014, but today it said that it has now incorporated many of its features into the main Skype app. Microsoft stated: “In 2014, we launched Skype Qik, a mobile video messaging app to help
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