Facebook taken by surprise by rise of live streaming; BitTorrent shakes up executive team

More online video news from across the web:

> The rise of live streaming was fast and took even Facebook by surprise. Guardian article

> Online media publishers are facing competition from an somewhat unexpected source: social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook. NYT article

> Hulu has signed an exclusive licensing deal with Turner for several of its TV series. Multichannel News article

> BitTorrent named Jeremy Johnson and Robert Delamar as co-CEOs, tasked with commercializing its technology platforms. Blog post

> Lionsgate made over 100 of its movies, including Hunger Games, available on PC-gaming platform Steam. The Verge article

> Huffington Post is getting a nice present from parent company AOL, which purchased virtual reality studio RYOT with the aim of pairing it with the media outlet. VRFocus article

And finally… NBC Olympics chose Cisco to provide IP-based video contribution and distribution solutions during the Summer Games in Rio. Videonet article

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