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What Makes Live Events Engaging on Facebook Live, Periscope, and Snapchat
Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI '17
Live streaming platforms bring events from all around the world to people's computing devices. We conducted a mixed methods study including interviews (N = 42) and a survey (N = 223) to understand how people currently experience events using Facebook Live, Periscope, and Snapchat Live Stories. We identified four dimensions that make remote event viewing engaging: immersion, immediacy, interaction, and sociality. We find that both live streams and the more curated event content found on Snapchatdoi:10.1145/3025453.3025642 dblp:conf/chi/HaimsonT17 fatcat:pmg7kpefvjgctgbs5476qsn4fq