Where the must-have feature of the social media giant, Facebook, Live Video has proved itself a very positive step as according to the recent research, more than one billion people uses live video on the daily basis. However, on the other hand, this amazing feature is also used by the terrorists in order to communicate and share information amid the most recent attacks in the world.
If we think about those old days, when applications like Periscope and Meerkat landed on the cell phones, live video was like a warbler for tech geeks and poor undergrads hoping to watch TV for nothing. Quick forward to March, when Facebook started giving anybody with a smartphone and a proper internet connection, a simple approach to show live video, straight to the 1.13 billion people.
From that point forward, Facebook’s Live Video has been taken advantage of for real occasions, from the ‘Democrat’s weapon vote sit-in’ in June and shooting of ‘five Dallas cops’ this month. For every situation, live video was used to telling the story.
Chief Executive Officer of the Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg depicted these live video sustains, caught and telecast from cell phones, as “realistic and grievous”. But he also defended the feature by saying that, “We’ve seen in Minnesota and Dallas how live (video) can shine a light on the important moments as they happen.”
Moreover, Facebook’s shares climbed more than 5 % in night-time exchanging, in the wake of closing at 123.34 Dollars. The company’s stock has risen more than 17 percent so far this year.