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Facebook, not Twitter, will live stream this year's Golden Globes' red carpet pre-show

Facebook, not Twitter, will live stream this year's Golden Globes' red carpet pre-show
From TechCrunch - January 2, 2018

Facebook has scored the exclusive rights to live stream this years Golden Globes red carpet pre-showa deal that last year went to Twitter. On Tuesday, theHollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) and dick clarkproductions announced the two-hour event would be exclusively available on the Golden Globes Facebook page from6 to 8 p.m. ET (3 to 5 p.m. PT) on Sunday, January 7, 2018.

This is not the main awards show, mind you, but rather the official red carpet where celebrities are photographed and asked softball questions about their wardrobes, plus-ones, and who theyre hoping will win. When Twitter live streamed the event, the company collaborated with theHollywood Foreign Press to source questions from fans tweets.

This time around, the HFPA will leverage Facebooks technologies and platforms to enhance the experience for viewers, including sourcing fans questions from Facebook.

The Golden Globes Facebook Page will also post exclusive live footage, including 360-degree videos captured at the event along with other backstage content. In addition, the @goldenglobes Instagram account will offer similar exclusive footage shared in real-time, and the main @Instagram Story will be hosted by one of the red carpet hosts,Laura Marano.

The other event hosts includeAJ Gibson, Jeannie Mai, and Scott Mantz.

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