Bodybuilding.com Live Webcast FAQ!

Frequently Asked Questions regarding Bodybuilding.com webcasts. Having problems viewing a webcast? Check out the following information.

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Bodybuilding.com is proud to bring you a webcast experience you'll never forget. This year, you'll notice some new features on the player to bring you closer to your social networks, Facebook and Twitter. During the live webcast, we encourage you to take a picture of your favorite competitors and share it with all your friends and followers in your online community.

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Click the camera to take a photo. A new thumbnail will automatically get appended to your queue to share whenever you're ready.
 
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Click the thumbnail to bring up the dialog box to share the image with your favorite social network.
 
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In the share box, choose the services that you want to share the message with, follow the login info (if not already logged in), and allow the app to access your profile. If you do not see a popup window, please see the troubleshooting section. If you do not want to share with a selected service, click the icon again to turn it grey.
 
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Your chosen image will upload and a shortened URL to your image will appear in the textbox. Complete your message in the textbox and click "Submit." Enjoy the rest of the show!

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Follow The Action On Twitter
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We have brought together a specific Twitter group to bring you the most up to date coverage of everything that the Olympia has to offer. From the expo, to backstage, to breaking news and updates of your favorite competitors, Bodybuilding.com has got you covered.

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Click the grouped summary of all the Olympia tweets to bring up a seperated interface of Olympia coverage.
 
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Your seperated Twitter group interface is broken down into three categories: Athlete tweets, industry tweets, and a play-by-play of the entire Olympia weekend.

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Troubleshooting
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dot I Don't See The Webcast Player. Where Is It? dot

In order to view the webcast, you'll need the most up to date version of the Adobe Flash Player. Download and install the plugin from Adobe's website, then restart your browser and navigate back to the player.

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dot I Have The Latest Version Of Adobe Flash Player, But I Still Don't See The Webcast. dot

Computers running a 64-bit web browser on a 64-bit operating system (Example: Internet Explorer 64-bit edition on Windows 7) aren't able to display flash. To view the webcast, use a 32-bit version of your web browser. Most modern browsers have a 32-bit version built in. More info here.

dot I Have The Latest Flash Player And I'm Viewing The Webcast On A 32-Bit Version Of My Browser, But I Still Don't See Anything! dot

Try viewing an alternate version of the webcast player.

dot I'm Unable To View The Webcast Player On My Mobile Device. dot

Currently, mobile viewing of the webcast is limited to the iPhone/iPad/iPod touch (version 3.0+) and the Android (version Eclair [2.0/2.1]+).

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Because of the size of the streaming material, it's best to be connected via Wi-Fi instead of your phone's 3G service. You can switch your phone to Wi-Fi under the settings menu and selecting the best connection available to you.

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Please ensure that your browser allows popups from webcast.bodybuilding.com. When you select the social network icon of your choice, you should see a popup telling you to login (if not already) and allowing the 2010 Olympia Webcast app to access your profile.

Also, make sure you have correctly signed into your account with the proper username and password.