Facebook Is Expanding Its Video Ads With Publishers Like USA Today and Daily Mail

In a major expansion of the Facebook Audience Network, Facebook is now extending its capabilities by adding pre-roll, mid-roll and post-roll video ads for brands advertising on third-party publishers websites and apps. Third-party publishers such as USA Today Sports Media Group and Daily Mail will target users with video ads through data provided by the Facebook Audience Network. The goal, according to Facebook, is to begin focusing on brand awareness and recall. In-article ads through Facebook Instant Articles will also tap into the Facebook Audience Network. Jack in the Box is one of the first advertisers to use the new format. For advertisers, it allows them to extend a campaign audience 10 percent, while publishers can provide more relevant ads to their visitors. This also marks the first time Facebook Audience Network has expanded to desktop, allowing for cross-device campaigns across third-party publishers. Brett Vogel, Facebook Audience Network's lead product marketing manager, said it allows advertisers who advertise on Facebook already to go beyond direct response and brand awareness. "It's not just all app-install brands. Every single brand you can imagine, so they have these videos, they're distributing these videos and now they can bring them more places." However, while the new format might sound like a great addition for advertisers, it likely won't be welcomed by viewers. Most viewers can't stand the format, and some studies even suggest pre-roll... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2016-05-16 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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USA Today finds there’s still money to be made from feel-good videos on Facebook

The publisher has found success with its "HumanKind" and related video series that tell uplifting stories about people and animals. The post USA Today finds there’s still money to be made from feel-good videos on Facebook appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Unimpressed with revenue, publishers want to sell their own ads on Facebook video shows

Facebook needs to loosen its grip on Watch show sponsorships and mid-roll inventory, publishers say. The post Unimpressed with revenue, publishers want to sell their own ads on Facebook video shows appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pivot to pennies: Facebook’s key video ad program isn’t delivering much money to publishers

Facebook's still testing mid-roll ad breaks with a limited number of publishing partners -- and, yes, the dollars are still low. The post Pivot to pennies: Facebook’s key video ad program isn’t delivering much money to publishers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Audience Network Added a Rewarded Video Option for Game Publishers

Facebook Wednesday introduced an ad format for its Facebook Audience Network mobile ad network designed specifically for game publishers. The social network said in a blog post that McKinsey projects ad spending by the gaming sector to reach $6.9 billion by 2019, adding that research from game... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook's New Tool Lets Publishers Use Its Data to Sell Video Ads

Facebook is opening up its data for streaming video publishers to target video ads on their sites and in their apps.A&E Networks, ESPN, Hearst Television and Scripps Networks Interactive are testing an automated system that lets marketers find their intended audience using Facebook data such... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Is Expanding Ad Breaks for Live and Uploaded Video

Publishers and creators might soon be able to make more money off their Facebook video content. Facebook is introducing or expanding three types of video ads for both the social network and publishers' websites: in-stream video ads for publisher websites, expanding ad breaks for Facebook Live... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Digiday | 2017-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authenticity and immediacy: Why USA Today’s FTW uses Facebook live video

Facebook has quickly become a major player when it comes to video. Ditto for its live video streaming product, which publishers have started to use to inject some immediacy into their coverage. For FTW, Facebook's live video platform has given it a taste of live broadcast during the NBA All-Star... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ProPublica’s Facebook-Monitoring Political Ad Tool (Which Facebook Fought) is Alive Again with a New Home at the Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail is the new home to the Facebook Political Ad Collector, a browser extension that ProPublica built and Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-06-07 18:45:03 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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Ad Age Wake-Up Call: Changes Ahead for Social Media Video Ads, and Other News to Know Today

Good morning. Welcome to Ad Age's Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing and digital-related news. What people are talking about today: Social media video advertising. It's been in the news a lot in the last 24 hours, with a few different developments of note to anyone keeping... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-08-18 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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In Another Swipe at Google, Facebook's Mobile Ad Network Gets Into Desktop, Offers More Video Ads

Video has become the content and advertising format of the year, with publishers, advertisers and social platforms all publicly pronouncing its importance.Facebook, of course, has become one of video's most vocal cheerleaders. It's rolled out a number of video products, for both advertisers and... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2016-05-16 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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Publishers stop Facebook ad spending over policy that treats publishers as political advertisers

The Financial Times and New York Media suspended their paid media on Facebook over concerns about how news publishers are treated under its new ad policy. The post Publishers stop Facebook ad spending over policy that treats publishers as political advertisers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-05-25 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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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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