Welcome to Live 5's social web, where we take the television and web experience to the next level. Now, instead of just watching the news or reading about it online, YOU can help us report the news that matters to you.
How can you interact?
There are several ways you can stay connection to Live 5 News 24 hours a day. Submit photos and video of news happening. Drop news tips via Twitter. Get access to all the news that's on our website with quick links to each story. You'll get access to raw video from news scenes all over Charleston and be able to upload your own. See what goes on behind the scenes in the newsroom. Get to know anchors, reporters, and the rest of the Live 5 News team on Facebook.
Follow us on Twitter
With Twitter, you can be everywhere Live 5 News are. We tweet from the newsroom through Live5News, feed all of our stories to Twitter through MyLive5News, and the Storm Team keeps you up to date on weather around the lowcountry with Live5Weather.
But that's not all! You can also follow reporters Bob Behanian and Hatzel Vela; find out what's making news by following producers Katherine Dupre and Laura Houston; or find out what's going on at the assignment desk by following Hoyt Carrier.
Not sure what Twitter is or want to know about some of the codes Live 5 News uses in tweets? Check out the Twitter primer. You can also find all out who from Live 5 is on Twitter.
Join us on Facebook
Facebook is a great way to stay connected to the Live 5 News team and get to know us a little more. Become a fan of Live 5 News and get a look at raw video of things happening in the newsroom, updates to things going on in the Charleston area, or interact with all the other fans on the discussion board. You can also have your voice heard on our Talkback page. Comment on the topic of the day. Just search facebook for Live 5 News and add us!
Stay informed on the go with our mobile site and apps for Android and iPhone
Face it. Today we are all on the run all the time and often the best way to stay connected to the things going on around us is through a mobile device. You can stay connected to Live 5 News by signing up for mobile news alerts and getting updates of news, sports and weather delivered right to your phone. If you have a smartphone, you can download our iPhone or Android apps just by searching "Live5." And yes, a Blackberry app is in the works!
Become the reporter with My5
My5 It gives you the ability to become the reporter in the field. If you see news happening where you are, pull out your camera phone and snap a few photos or a video clip, upload them to My5, and we could use your photos or video on air and on the web as part of our news coverage. It's simple to get started. Upload from your computer, or from your phone by sending to firstname.lastname@example.org.