Here’s How To Get The Most Out Of Online Olympic Coverage

On the 5th August, the 2016 Olympic Games begin in Rio de Janeiro. With 100s of events taking place across 16 days, it can be a little difficult to keep track of who’s won what, who’s on when and why golf is an event this year. To help their sport-loving users out, all the big tech companies are offering special services and debuting new features. Here’s our rundown of what each company is offering. We’ve also added a medal system, cos it’s the Olympics and all. DQ - Facebook Facebook will be publishing “official video highlights” (get used to that phrase) and recap videos. To distinguish the coverage from YouTube, Facebook have a deal with NBC, the US Olympic broadcaster, to post exclusive content which will be downloaded and repeatedly uploaded to YouTube, Streamable, Twitter and Vine until it’s taken down on copyright charges. [caption id="attachment_2669" align="aligncenter" width="550"] Facebook are cutting down on copyrighted...

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