Facebook Follows Netflix's Lead With Post-Play Videos

The social network, eager to get more out of its booming video player, is testing out a feature that makes it easy to binge.This week, The New York Times reported that Facebook is in talks to host content from BuzzFeed, National Geographic, and the Times within the blue confines of its own site, sharing ad revenue with publishers—a plan that many people in media have long suspected was in the works. Facebook's goal, of course, is to keep its more than a billion users from leaving Facebook and its network of highly targeted ads.Read Full Story Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2015-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In Video Play, Facebook Offers Hundreds of Millions for Music Rights

Facebook is offering major record labels and music publishers hundreds of millions of dollars so the users of its social network can legally include songs in videos they upload, according to people familiar with the matter.The posting and viewing of video on Facebook has exploded in recent... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hack: Publishers Game Facebook By Posting Pictures As 'Videos'

Credit: Illustration by Tam Nguyen/ Ad AgeIf you can't beat the system, game the system.Facebook has made it clear that it will prioritize and reward publishers who post video on the platform. But publishers lacking in video content need not wory, though: One new tactic involves posting static... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Multi-state search targets man who posted Facebook video of himself shooting a stranger

Authorities in several states were on the lookout Monday for a man police say shot a Cleveland retiree collecting aluminum cans and then posted video of the apparently random killing on Facebook. "He could be nearby. He could be far away or anywhere in between," FBI agent Stephen Anthony said on... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ohio man accused of posting video of fatal shooting on Facebook remains on the loose

An Ohio man claimed to be angry at a woman when he shot and killed an elderly passerby Sunday afternoon and posted video of the killing on Facebook. Police urged the suspect to turn himself in, but he remained on the loose into the night. Law enforcement officials identified the suspect as Steve... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook, Twitter, YouTube? How ‘@TheBuzzer’ decides where to post its videos

"@TheBuzzer," a Fox Sports network show that exists almost entirely on social platforms, has reduced its output on YouTube over the past several months in favor of publishing videos directly to Facebook and Twitter. In doing so, it has found that Twitter is best for videos about breaking news... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2015-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Is Testing Subscriptions on Its Facebook Watch Video Destination

Facebook will begin testing subscriptions on its Facebook Watch video destination in the U.S., with initial publishing partners BritBoxTV, CollegeHumor Dropout, MotorTrend On Demand and Tastemade Plus. The social network would not provide details on payments by publishers or on subscription... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-08-08 18:05:58 UTC ]
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Facebook in 2015: Pivot to video! Facebook today: Local news is dead!

Facebook paints a bleak picture for the media industry, while ignoring its own role in publishing’s demise. Benevolent Doctor Facebook today gave the country a very grave diagnosis via a blog post. The company has found that–wait for it–local news is dying. In fact, Facebook says that about... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Video Briefing: Rising costs on Facebook force publishers to rethink branded video distribution

Costs for paid video distribution on Facebook has more than doubled year-over-year. The post Video Briefing: Rising costs on Facebook force publishers to rethink branded video distribution appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Video Ad Metric Lawsuit Prompts Publishers to Revisit the ‘Pivot to Video’

New information in an updated court filing against Facebook has prompted publishers to reconsider the extent of the miscalculation they made when reallocating resources to video teams in an effort to capitalize on the potential of social video. The unredacted court filings, part of an ongoing... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Video publishers on what happens after Facebook stops subsidizing video content

No one's leaving Facebook, but there might be fewer videos on the platform. The post Video publishers on what happens after Facebook stops subsidizing video content appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Video series on Facebook are already driving higher engagement, which is a good sign for Facebook Watch

Publishers are shifting resources to multi-episode video shows and other serialized programming from standalone videos as a result. The post Video series on Facebook are already driving higher engagement, which is a good sign for Facebook Watch appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-08-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Limited in their ability to monetize video on Facebook, publishers eye video-licensing opportunities

With platforms and subscription services clamoring for high-quality video content, publishers are poised to reap profits from licensing video content. The post Limited in their ability to monetize video on Facebook, publishers eye video-licensing opportunities appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook’s New Video Content Deals With Publishers Emphasize Produced Videos (Report)

The shift in Facebook's agreements with publishers for video content, first hinted at in January, appear to be moving forward, "multiple sources" told Kurt Wagner of Recode. Wagner reported that while the new pacts still include payment for Facebook Live videos, they encourage publishers to... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Video publishers seek to extend Facebook content beyond Facebook

Facebook video publisher Attn is producing a long-form version of its popular video series “America Versus,” which will live on its site and streaming platforms. Attn has also produced other content for HBO Now and Spotify. Similarly, CNN’s Great Big Story just premiered its first TV show on the... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Is Testing Mid-Roll Video Ads in Facebook Live

Facebook has started running tests of mid-roll video ads inside live video broadcasts from top publishing partners, the company confirmed Monday.These are Facebook's first ads that get served directly inside videos on the social network. "We're running a small test where a group of publishers... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2016-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Viral site LittleThings is big on Facebook, but not Facebook video yet

Viral content site LittleThings, which specializes in uplifting and -- more recently -- how-to video content, has been averaging 80-120 million views per month since August. All of these views are occurring on LittleThings.com, as the publisher has focused on its website ahead of social... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2015-11-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Uzo Aduba is leading a new book club for all of Netflix’s literary adaptations.

The Queen’s Gambit, Bridgerton, Mindhunter, Maid: Netflix has a track record of turning books into hit television series. And though popular adaptations often drum up interest in their source material—after the show premiered, Walter Tevis’s The Queen’s Gambit landed on the New York Times... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-10-13 18:00:07 UTC ]
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High court rules Australian media companies can be liable for defamatory comments posted on Facebook pages

Decision rejecting appeal in Voller defamation case means companies will be likely to ban comments on more social media postsGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingSome of Australia’s biggest media companies have lost a bid in the high court to escape liability for defamatory... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-09-08 03:33:03 UTC ]
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Why CEOS need to read poetry—yes, poetry—to lead in the post-COVID world

Leaders will need to be resilient, open-minded, and creative. Poetry can show them the way. “I would like to beg you, dear Sir, as well as I can, to have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and to try to love the questions themselves as if they were locked rooms or books written... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-07-28 03:00:09 UTC ]
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