The Verge: Twitch is streaming a Pokémon marathon on Thanksgiving

The Verge: Twitch is streaming a Pokémon marathon on Thanksgiving. “Twitch is offering a break from holiday madness and too much family time with a Pokémon marathon that kicks off on Thanksgiving. The platform is airing the first five seasons of the animated show, starting at 1PM ET on November 22nd. The marathon will continue until 8PM ET on December 3rd.”

BuzzFeed News: Facebook Is Testing Auto-Responses For Live Video And Some Of The Suggestions Are Offending People

BuzzFeed News: Facebook Is Testing Auto-Responses For Live Video And Some Of The Suggestions Are Offending People. “Facebook appears to be testing a new tool that prompts users to comment on live video streams — including those involving sensitive situations like shootings and sexual assault — using suggested text and emojis.”

Atlas Obscura: You Can Now Eavesdrop on Orcas on Your Computer

Atlas Obscura: You Can Now Eavesdrop on Orcas on Your Computer . “An internet app called OrcaSound allows citizen scientists to livestream the ocean sounds of the Pacific Northwest from anywhere in the world, to help gather data about the resident killer whales and their environs. Scott Veirs, the project’s lead researcher, said that hydrophones (underwater microphones) have been in place off Washington’s San Juan Island since the mid-2000s, capturing the submarine goings-on and bringing them to listeners in a rudimentary form. The app relaunched recently, and now offers real-time streaming, as well as sounds from an all-new hydrophone station off Whidbey Island, just to the southeast of the the older ones.”

MakeUseOf: 5 Key Tips for Producing Professional Live Streams

MakeUseOf: 5 Key Tips for Producing Professional Live Streams. “Live streams place great emphasis on being as real and un-staged as possible. But that is no excuse for creating sloppy, unprofessional-looking videos. If you’re serious about growing your live streaming audience, here are some simple-yet-effective ways to make your live streams look more professional.”

DNAeXplained: MyHeritage LIVE Livestreamed Sessions to be Recorded

DNAeXplained: MyHeritage LIVE Livestreamed Sessions to be Recorded. “If you are interested in the free livestreamed sessions from MyHeritage LIVE from Oslo, Norway, but the time difference is problematic for you – there’s great news. Many of the sessions will be recorded for later replay. I’m very glad to hear this from MyHeritage, because I want to watch the sessions in the tracks that I can’t attend. There are three tracks total, Genealogy and DNA, which will be recorded, and the workshops, which will not be recorded.”

Tubefilter: Twitch Announces A Swath Of New Creator Tools And Expansions To Its Esports Program

Tubefilter: Twitch Announces A Swath Of New Creator Tools And Expansions To Its Esports Program. “This past weekend, at its annual TwitchCon gathering, Twitch unveiled a range of new and upcoming tools — including two large expansions of its esports program — that are meant to help creators find, connect with, and grow their audiences.”