Best of the week: Publishers weigh in on mid-roll Facebook ads and earlier start times

A roundup of some of our best stories this week: We spoke with publishers about reports that Facebook will start showing ads in the middle of videos. And we spoke with publishers who insist their reporters get an earlier start to their days. Publishers have also found a way to frack more traffic out of older content. And branded podcasting is having a moment -- and will likely mushroom in 2017. Meanwhile, on the other side of the media equation, an anonymous media agency vet tells us that pressure from holding companies and clients alike has lead media agencies in a “downward spiral” to prioritize cost above all else. The post Best of the week: Publishers weigh in on mid-roll Facebook ads and earlier start times appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2017-01-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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With no sign of Watch, Facebook mid-roll ads yield slim prospects for UK publishers

"It’s classic Facebook -- it gives with one hand and takes with the other.” The post With no sign of Watch, Facebook mid-roll ads yield slim prospects for UK publishers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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‘Consumers will rebel’: Publishers face creative challenges with Facebook’s mid-roll video ads

Publishers are hopeful about the chance to finally turn their Facebook videos into a revenue stream, but creative challenges await them. Ads could bring a welcome source of revenue, but videos will have to be edited with breaks in mind. And most online video that's out there now isn't good... Continue reading at Digiday

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Facebook Is Testing Mid-Roll Video Ads in Facebook Live

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Facebook Started Indexing News Pages to Determine Which Publishers Belong in Its Ad Archive

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Facebook rolls out system to include news publishers in its controversial Ad Archive

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Facebook Is Testing Out Mid-Roll Ads to Further Boost Its Video Revenues

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Publishers stop Facebook ad spending over policy that treats publishers as political advertisers

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Is the Facebook Ad Boycott an Opportunity for Publishers?

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Facebook tests empowering publishers to deliver ads to Watch

Facebook wants to be friendlier to TV networks and digital media publishers who have shows on Watch by giving these partners the ability to sell ads through their own ad technology, according to advertising and technology executives with knowledge of the initiative.The social media giant is... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Twitter tweaks Facebook with new issue ads policy that exempts publishers

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