“He draws people because he’s so good, but also, there are other top players on Twitch that are not as engaging as he is, not as funny, not as in tune with the sort of Twitch culture,” said Brandon Benton, 34, a postdoctoral physics researcher at Cornell University who watches Nakamura stream. He’s a “down-to-earth memer and jokester.” … [Read more...] about Chess (Yes, chess) is now a streaming obsession
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“We think showcasing the stories and experiences of protesters from the last six months alongside those of earlier generations could acknowledge the spiritual and philosophical kinship the vast majority of Democrats feel with the current peaceful protest movement, even where some may disagree on a particular policy pillar or tactic,” the designers write. “With fewer people on the convention floor, there could be plenty of room for an exhibit featuring accounts from protestors, whose images would appear slightly larger-than-life and raised above the floor.” … [Read more...] about The 6 wildest design concepts for a virtual Democratic National Convention
That’s because everyone’s experience on the streamer is different based on their tastes, but there still are common threads that tie it all together. One that the brand’s marketers are betting on is how our perspectives change after we’ve watched something. In a blog post, Netflix vice president of brand Eric Palotta writes, “The TV shows and films we watch bring out all sorts of different emotions, give us perspectives we’ve never seen before and even make us feel closer to each other.” … [Read more...] about Why Netflix built its first global brand campaign around one of the most controversial parts of its UX
Following viewers’ complaints of increasing duration and distracting format of ads, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has dusted the rule book and reminded the broadcasters of the 12-minute ad cap introduced in 2012, a rule observed more in the breach than in compliance. It even triggered a legal battle and the next hearing in the case is in September. … [Read more...] about Explained | What is the 12-minute ad cap that TRAI is asking TV channels to follow?
The incredible development has blown the draw wide open, especially with defending champion Rafa Nadal and Federer absent this year. Nadal opted not to travel to New York because of concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic, while Federer is recovering from knee surgery. … [Read more...] about US Open 2020: Novak Djokovic disqualified in fourth round after striking line judge with ball ‘in frustration’