Facebook rolled out its Instant Games platform a year ago to developers so they could create gaming activities for Messenger and the platform's News Feed. Now, we have over 70 games from more than 100 developers available worldwide.
It also serves as Facebook's newest attempt to return to dominance in social gaming.
"I absolutely believe that the streaming community, the influencer community, will have the opportunity to see this as something they want to pick up on", Facebook's global director of games partnerships, Leo Olebe, told Venturebeat. Today, the company is announcing a couple of notable new features for this gaming platform, including support for live streaming via Facebook Live and video chatting with fellow gamers. It's super easy to get started: "while playing a game, tap the camera icon located in the upper right corner of the game", Facebook said in a press release. Then they can selects their audience and add a short description about the broadcast. These broadcasts will be archived as videos on your page or profile. Over 245 million people video chat every month on Messenger, with the option to use fun effects and capture pictures of their moments together.
When Instant Games first launched it offered 20 games across 30 markets, including titles like Pac-Man, Space Invaders, and Words With Friends Frenzy. Sonic Jump takes elements and characters of previous titles in the superfast platforming series but repurposes them for a whole new adventure and is set to launch on Messenger in the coming weeks.
Is Nomura Positive On Shares of Caesars (NASDAQ:CZR)? Comparing the number of shares sold short over time is a method analysts often use to get a reading on investor sentiment. C M Bidwell Assocs Limited has 0.07% invested in Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ: CZR ) for 27,420 shares.
In addition to livestreaming within Instant Games, Facebook will also launch next year a video chat feature for multiplayer games - beginning with Words With Friends - whereby two players can initiate a gaming session with a video call in Messenger.
To mark its one-year anniversary, Facebook is also debuting a couple of new features for its Instant Games: live streaming and video chat.
We're so glad that people are embracing the unbelievable experiences game developers are building for Instant Games. To the people who continue to enjoy, share, compete and challenge themselves and their friends to games on Messenger, thanks for playing and game on.
The business services provider reported $1.10 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.14 by ($0.04). The firm has "Sell" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, August 4. (NYSE:GGG) rating on Wednesday, February 1.
This is the second time the court has postponed the hearing after an initial sitting on Friday was delayed for the same reasons. Former Minister Of Finance Ignatius Chombo is still in jail despite winning bail appeal.
Kiltearn Partners Llp increased Franklin Res Inc (NYSE:BEN) stake by 50,100 shares to 6.12 million valued at $274.06M in 2017Q2. Finally, Eagle Asset Management Inc. raised its position in shares of State Street by 1,398.1% during the 3rd quarter.
It increased, as 39 investors sold DE shares while 332 reduced holdings. 65 funds opened positions while 146 raised stakes. For SYMC , the company now has 1.75 billion of cash on the books, which is offset by 130 million in current liabilities.
Sanders's comments come as women from Hollywood to Capitol Hill have come forward to accuse influential men of sexual misconduct. The Vermont senator called on President Donald Trump to "pay attention" to what has been happening and consider stepping down.
It has outperformed by 23.15% the S&P500.The move comes after 8 months negative chart setup for the $347.71 million company. The company reported the earnings of $0.04/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.04/share.
It is positive, as 42 investors sold MCO shares while 163 reduced holdings. 52 funds opened positions while 80 raised stakes. LYB traded at an unexpectedly low level on 06/12/2017 when the stock experienced a 0.11% gain to a closing price of $104.69.
Cops had released surveillance video of the suspect earlier this week, and the assailant was identified as Nivens on Wednesday. Authorities said a man walked into West Hoke Elementary School, at 6050 Turnpike Road, shortly after 5:30 p.m.
How Analysts Feel About Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS)?
The fund owned 914,695 shares of the construction company's stock after acquiring an additional 24,718 shares during the period. Masco Corp now has $13.35B valuation. 3,054,300 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 2,641,996.
US Capital Advisors Lowers Phillips 66 (PSX) to Hold
This repurchase authorization permits the oil and gas company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. US Capital Advisors also issued estimates for Phillips 66's Q3 2018 earnings at $1.89 EPS and FY2018 earnings at $5.80 EPS.
Abby Wambach's truck vandalized with hate speech
She remains the soccer's all-time leading scorer in worldwide play - male or female - with 184 goals in 255 matches. Wambach's post is detailed, and it reveals that the culprits might not be the brightest bulbs in the box.
Crimson Tide join Clemson, Georgia, Oklahoma in CFP
It was an intriguing topic, but an unrealistic one given 2014 was only the playoff system's first year in effect. He says football is so ingrained in USA culture that fans with no rooting interest still will watch.
Cognex Stock to Split on Monday, December 4th (NASDAQ:CGNX)
Currently, 406.6 million total shares are owned by the public and among those 77.52 million shares have been available to trade. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 5,000 shares in the company, valued at $556,550.
'One Day at a Time' Back on Netflix Jan. 26
Afterward, enjoy the original One Day at a Time title sequence HERE and marvel at just how exact this reenactment really is. The second season of Netflix reboot One Day at a Time returns Friday, Jan. 26.
Terrorism arrests hit 400 after London and Manchester attacks
There was also a leap in arrests for "domestic" terrorism , up from 20 in the year to September 2016 to 73 in the latest period. Domestic terrorism refers to activity where there are no links to either Northern Ireland-related or global terrorism.