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Top Online Platforms Used for Virtual Events by Brands and Artists

Virtual Events
By Recess on April, 24 2020

A quick list of online video streaming platforms for brands and artists and how some of them are using it. We would love to hear how you're using virtual events and are ready to help by signing up here: Recess Virtual Events 

 

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Fortnite - Traditionally a gaming platform, artists and brands are flipping the script for new experiences for fans and consumers

 

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Instagram - Using InstagramTV and live streaming concerts and branded content, users can actively stream to mobile devices anywhere

 

  • The Killers - They are doing a performance as well as using Twitter Q&A with their fans 

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Twitch - Amazon’s premier e-sports streaming platform is essentially the best virtual events platform for gamers, and now musicians and brands alike can take full advantage 

  • Dillon Francis - Streaming on Twitch along with special guests like Diplo will also stream on his YouTube weekly along with Twitch
    • Animal Collective - Held their first Twitch Livestream
    • Global Citizen - One of the largest major festival organizers producing virtual events will also include Twitch as a livestream partner
  • Thurston Moore - Will have a weekly Twitch stream

 

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Facebook Live - Facebook being the largest of the social networks, is pushing virtual events and concerts via mobile and web 

  • SOFI TUKKER - Daily live performance starting in April
  • Michael Bublé  - Daily performances on Facebook and Instagram
  • Billie Eilish and FINNEAS - The brother and sister performers will be doing a Facebook virtual concert
  • Alice In Chains - Performing on radio station Facebook pages such as this one here

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YouTube - The home of all things video is a clear home for most livestream and virtual events. Artists and brands are hosting their own video series and then the content gets published forever for their fans and a brands consumers

  • The Roots - Daily shows and performances on their YouTube channel featuring a curated list of performers and content
  • Arrested Youth - Will be doing weekly and daily shows on his YouTube Channel
  • Jimmy Fallon - Daily show on weekdays for will have guests similar to the Tonight Show
  • Jason Mraz - Will host a weekly show called La La La Livestream 

If you are interested in learning about how to sponsor or partner with virtual and livestream events, feel free to signup to our virtual events platform here.

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