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Whether you use video conferencing technology to play tabletop games with friends around the world, or interview your celebrity heroes, VC Daily showcases the creativity that connects you to your favorite entertainment.

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You Can Now Get Paid For Live Streaming on Facebook–If You Have 2K Followers

The winning numbers for social media riches are 300 and 2,000. If you’ve got 2,000 Facebook followers and you can hold the attention of 300 of them during a live stream, the...
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The Virtual Band: How to Jam Online with Other Musicians Via Video Calling

Musician Darren “Harts” Hart rode the success of a song posted on his Facebook page from his native Australia all the way to Paisley Park, USA. The song, Leavn It All Behind,...
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Computer Gamers Turn to Video Chat to Make Multiplayer Video Games More Social

In the modern era of gaming, the humble local multiplayer mode is an endangered species. As a teenager, my friends and I would often gather together for a weekend of intense multiplayer...
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New Video Conferencing Platforms Will Make Youtube and YouNow Broadcasts Interactive

“So we go into NBC and tell them we have an idea for a show about nothing. They say, what’s your show about? I say, nothing… I think you may have something.” YouTubers and YouNowers...
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Going for Two: Double Your Fantasy Football Smacktalk with Live Video Chat

Taunting an opponent in the NFL draws a 15-yard penalty. Taunting an opponent in fantasy football, well, that’s pretty much the entire point of playing. But timing is everything. Sending a text or...
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New Video Conferencing Apps Let Fans Chat with Celebrities to Raise Money for Charity

Ever wanted to a have a quiet word with Drake just before he walks onstage at a major concert? Ever wondered what the view is like from Leonardo DiCaprio’s seat at the...
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How to Turn Your Live Stream into Art: Green Screens and Editing Suites Make...

YouTuber Michelle Phan is creating art. The amateur makeup artist turned Lancome and L’Oreal spokesperson’s videos are a measure of the evolution of user-created content from low-quality visuals and static talking heads...
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Millennials’ Live Streaming Habit Means the NFL Would Be Wise to Broadcast Online

The NFL is currently having one of those “have your cake and eat it too” moments with the tech world’s live streaming giants. Over recent years it has parcelled out small...
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Public Television and Live Streaming: Can Online Streaming Save PBS?

There’s a reason Oscar the Grouch lives in a garbage can, and it’s not all to do with lifestyle choice. The Sesame Street star and his PBS brethren currently face real financial...
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Thomas Cook’s Try-Before-You-Fly Virtual Reality Tourism Would Be Even Better with Video Calling

From a distance it’s hard to tell where the desert sands finish and the first stones of the great pyramids begin. Even from a dozen or so yards away it’s hard...