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SnapStream Advanced: Playlists and Merging

September 30 2016 by Eric Cohn

In my last post we took a look at some of our most popular resources for using SnapStream. SnapStream cheat sheets, how-to pages, and help file are great resources to get comfortable using the software.

In this series of posts we'll take a look at some of the more advanced features that can be added to your SnapStream workflow to take full advantage of the software's power. In our first post, we'll take a look at playlists and merging, an incredibly helpful tool for presenting the TV clips and recordings you've created with SnapStream.

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Government agencies & PIOs that are winning on Twitter & Facebook

September 21 2016 by Sara Howard

Government agencies have a unique challenge managing their presence on social media. It's not easy to balance a trustworthy and informative presence with a human voice - and maybe some occasional fun. Check out how these government agencies are keeping their audiences informed and engaged with the power of Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

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Meet Team SnapStream - Marlon in Quality Assurance

September 15 2016 by Sara Howard

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Welcome to the second edition of Meet Team SnapStream, where we introduce you to the people behind the scenes. Today we're talking to Marlon Dait, QA Tester, who has been at SnapStream for just over 2 years.

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Framing the Story with Video: How the Washington Examiner Increases Social Engagement.

September 09 2016 by Sara Howard

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Sean_Langille.pngStarted in 2005 as a print publicationThe Washington Examiner is today one of our most active social customers. They're dedicated to engaging readers by bringing them the latest in breaking news and politics.  

One of the driving forces behind this engagement is Sean Langille (fun fact about Sean, he started writing for his city newspaper when he was in 2nd grade). He was nice enough to chat with us about best practices for social engagement and what life was like before SnapStream.

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Interview: Jeff Ritter on being a K-12 CIO

August 23 2016 by Sara Howard

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Interview: Jeff Ritter on being a K-12 CIO

Jeff Ritter was kind enough to speak to us about his role as Director of Technology at St. John’s School here in Houston. St. John's School is one of the most respected private schools in the country, currently #22 in the US and #1 in Houston . We're pleased to say they've been a long time customer and supporter of SnapStream.

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How-To Use The SnapStream Multi-viewer

August 19 2016 by Eric Cohn

The SnapStream multi-viewer is one of the most powerful tools in the SnapStream software, allowing you to play back up to four in-progress or finished recordings simultaneously.

It's the perfect tool to compare different takes on a single topic or see how different networks cover the same breaking news items.

 

All of the clipping, scrubbing and social functionality that you love in the SnapStream webplayer is also available in the multi-viewer. 

Take a look below at how easy it is to use:

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New SnapStream 7.2: Seamless Playback + Stronger Social Tools

August 16 2016 by Sara Howard

A few of the highlights:


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The Best in #jschool Blogging

August 09 2016 by Sara Howard

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Modern journalism is a tough business that's rapidly changing. The internet is still trying to make the distinction between a journalist and a blogger, so finding truly insightful, thought-provoking content can be difficult. The following are just a few of the journalists and organizations that we believe are helping to shape the future of journalism. 

 

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Top 5 Social Media Sports Insiders

July 22 2016 by Sara Howard

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Instead of highlighting the top brands and atheletes in social media sports, we decided to highlight the top 5 sports social media practitioners. These are individuals that have gained a tremendous following because they're a driving force behind the future of sports media. They don't just want to be heard, they want to build a community, adding value to the industry by starting an actual conversation. We learn new things everytime we read one of their tweets... and we know you will too.

 

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Making an Impact in Children's Media

July 19 2016 by Sara Howard

 

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I recently met with Nancy Jennings, who is doing some amazing things with her research into children’s media. Nancy directs the Children’s Education and Entertainment Research Lab, or CHEER, which is dedicated to improving the quality of children’s media through research studies and community projects. Nancy employs the use of SnapStream in the CHEER lab to record and analyze television content for use in her research.

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