‘Facebook is only half in’: Creators doubt Facebook’s commitment to original programming

Facebook wants shows, and publishers are happy to comply -- but question whether this is just another short-term "product test" for the company. The post ‘Facebook is only half in’: Creators doubt Facebook’s commitment to original programming appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2017-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Watch Updates Its Initiative of Partnering Publishers With Creators

Facebook provided an update on an initiative it is testing, in which it partnered up digital publishers with creators and public figures with established communities on the social network to create exclusive video content for its Facebook Watch video destination. The test began in the U.S.... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-10-15 16:45:31 UTC ]
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Audible teams with 'The Walking Dead' creators on audio originals

Audible's push into original content now includes a team-up with a company best-known for its comic books and TV shows. The Amazon-owned audiobook service has struck a deal with Skybound, the team behind The Walking Dead, to create multiple Audible... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-08-13 18:43:00 UTC ]
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More than half of Ireland's GDPR probes are related to Facebook

Ireland's data watchdog has launched 19 investigations since GDPR came into force. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2019-05-28 08:26:30 UTC ]
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Government Requests for Facebook User Data Rose 7% in the Second Half of 2018

Facebook received 110,634 government requests for user data in the second half of 2018, up 7% from 103,815 in the first half of 2018, according to its latest Transparency Report, which was released Thursday. The social network said the uptick in the second half of last year was normal compared... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-05-23 23:00:44 UTC ]
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Scribd Starts Original Content Program

Scribd Originals, which launched today, will feature new works by a range of authors that will be available exclusively to Scribd subscribers in both ebook and audiobook formats. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook is paying 12 publishers for Watch shows starring video creators

Publishers in the new Facebook-funded program include BuzzFeed, Conde Nast and Viacom. The post Facebook is paying 12 publishers for Watch shows starring video creators appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Watch has a new program to fund publisher shows starring influencers

Facebook wants to connect publishers and other studio production partners with influencers to make new shows for Facebook Watch. The post Facebook Watch has a new program to fund publisher shows starring influencers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook is funding more programs catering to local news publishers

Facebook announced over $30 million in grants to organizations trying to help local news publishers. The post Facebook is funding more programs catering to local news publishers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Audience Network Joined Google’s Open Bidding Program

Publishers using mobile ad network Facebook Audience Network now have another bidding option: the Open Bidding program from Google. The social network wrote in a blog post announcing the move, "Publishers are increasingly using unified auctions to maximize their advertising revenue. Bidding, as... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Watch Is Now Available Globally, as Are Tools for Publishers and Creators

Facebook announced Wednesday that its Facebook Watch video platform is now available globally and, in related moves on the publisher side, its Ad Breaks advertising options have been extended from U.S.-only to worldwide, and the desktop-based Creator Studio content-management hub it had been... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-08-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Is Committing Another $4.5 Million to Initiatives for News Publishers

Facebook announced Thursday that it is pumping another $4.5 million into Facebook Journalism Project initiatives for news publishers. Global head of news Campbell Brown said in a blog post that Facebook will put $3.5 million toward the Facebook Membership Accelerator pilot program and contribute... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘That’s YouTube’: Facebook opens Watch to all videos from publishers, creators

Facebook is adding a new feed to Watch that intersperses one-off videos from the Facebook pages people follow among episodic original shows. The post ‘That’s YouTube’: Facebook opens Watch to all videos from publishers, creators appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook is testing ways to compensate video creators so it can cut into YouTube’s dominance

If you’re a die-hard fan of a Facebook video creator, the social network may soon give you a way to pay for exclusive content and award you with a digital badge to declare your fandom. Those are some of the new ideas Facebook is introducing in the coming months to test ways to build up its... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook program aims to boost local news subscriptions

Just because Facebook is downplaying publishers in your News Feed doesn't mean it's uninterested in giving media outlets a helping hand. The social network's Journalism Project is launching a Local News Subscriptions Accelerator that will help "metro... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2018-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Monetization is top of mind’: Facebook’s Fidji Simo says she wants to help creators to make money

Fidji Simo, Facebook’s vp of product, says the platform recognizes that publishers need multiple ways to monetize their video and other content there. The post ‘Monetization is top of mind’: Facebook’s Fidji Simo says she wants to help creators to make money appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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French publisher Liberation now gets half of mobile ad revenue from Facebook Instant Articles

Over half of Liberation's mobile revenue comes from Facebook Instant Articles, which accounts for 10 percent of its mobile pageviews. The post French publisher Liberation now gets half of mobile ad revenue from Facebook Instant Articles appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-10-04 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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The UK’s Publishers Commit to a Workforce Diversity Program’s 10-Point Action Plan

In its program to change the makeup of the UK book business workforce, British publishers have taken the lead in international inclusivity efforts. The post The UK’s Publishers Commit to a Workforce Diversity Program’s 10-Point Action Plan appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Publishers Formally Commit to a Workforce Diversity Program’s 10-Point Action Plan

In its program to change the makeup of the UK book business workforce, British publishers have taken the lead in international inclusivity efforts. The post The UK’s Publishers Formally Commit to a Workforce Diversity Program’s 10-Point Action Plan appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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