TechCrunch Disrupt NY will be the first major media conference to stream on Facebook Live in full

by admin April 28, 2016 at 11:47 pm

We’re excited to announce that we’re using Facebook Live to make Disrupt NY the first major media conference live streamed in its entirety — with TV-quality production — on Facebook. Delivering a real-time video feed of Disrupt to TechCrunch’s more than 2 million Facebook fans is a first for all of us and we can’t wait to see what happens.

We’ll have non-stop coverage of Disrupt on our Facebook page from May 7-11, but we’ll also be embedding the live stream on the front page of from May 9-11 (9 a.m.-6 p.m. ET). The feed will be easy to find and, more importantly, it will be easy to share.

What will the Disrupt NY Live experience entail?

  • Feed of the main stage chats and panels at Disrupt NY live-streamed to Facebook and embedded on
  • Feed of Startup Battlefield and Startup Battlefield Finals live-streamed to Facebook and embedded on
  • Live Facebook audience polling during Startup Battlefield and Startup Battlefield Finals
  • Live Q&As backstage with select speakers, including Danielle Weisberg and Carly Zakin of theSkimm, Casey Neistat of Beme, and many more
  • A live cruise through Startup Alley and the Disrupt Hackathon
  • Daily highlight videos and recap reels of panels, Startup Battlefield and the Hackathon
  • Quick hits, highlights, popular quotes, major announcements and behind-the-scenes coverage of the event on Instagram

Check out the Disrupt agenda and learn more here.

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