Broadcast Live Video To Your Twitter Feed With Meerkat: 60 Second Demo

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Meerkat is a live-streaming mobile app that is integrated into Twitter. With just a few clicks you can broadcast to all your followers, and also watch the live feeds of those you follow too.

In this BrainCandy video, see how to start broadcasting live video right now with Meerkat.

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Demo: Share Your Content More Easily With IFTTT

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There are hundreds of thousands of locations where your content can be shared, and no one has the time to post content everywhere. IFTTT, an acronym for the common formula “If This, Then That”, automates services between online apps, allowing multiple apps and channels to talk to each other.

IFTTT makes social media platforms and other apps work together the way we wish they did by using something called “recipes”.  Learn how to use IFTTT for your content sharing in this video, from the new series BrainCandy:

To start sharing your content more easily, follow these steps:

  1. Create a recipe by visiting www.ifttt.com and create an account.
  2. Then choose “Create a Recipe”.
  3. Pick the desired social media channel.
  4. Click “activate”.
  5. Allow If This Then That to access the “Channel”.
  6. Continue through to the next step.
  7. Choose a “Trigger”.
  8. Press “Create Trigger”.
  9. Choose “THAT” and decide what you would like to happen.
  10. Select “Create Action”.

About BrainCandy

BrainCandy is a series of 60 second videos, which explain the hidden features of everyday platforms, as well as little-known tech tips, tricks and hacks to help digital professionals live better and work smarter.

To view more BrainCandy videos, visit:  http://socialmediaweek.org/braincandy

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