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 have the option to insert a short ad break in their Facebook Live videos," Facebook said in an e-mail.The social network has indicated for months that there was a possibility of introducing commercial breaks during live-streams, and head of product Fidji Simo touched on the opportunity in a forum in June. Continue reading at AdAge.com Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2016-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Is Testing Out Mid-Roll Ads to Further Boost Its Video Revenues

Look out, YouTube. Facebook is trialing mid-roll ads for videos that are viewed for at least 20 seconds, according to a report today by Recode, which cited unnamed industry sources. The digital giant declined to comment on the report.  Simply put, Facebook wants to generate cash from the clips... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-01-10 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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Instagram Is Testing Mid-Roll Video Ad Pop-Ups In Stories

Instagram is testing video ads inside Stories, the section of the app that was built to challenge Snapchat, according to multiple people briefed on the new ad format."Instagram is testing them now with select publishers and content creators," said one ad agency executive, speaking on condition... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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More Facebook videos will get pre-roll ads soon

Facebook plans to try out pre-roll ads -- that is, commercials that play before videos -- in more parts of its service. This comes after it's spent months testing the format in limited places, like the Watch section. In a blog post published today, t... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2018-04-21 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

[ Digiday | 2018-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘It’s going to be a slow burn’: Publishers are starting to see money from Facebook’s mid-roll ads

There's money to be made with Facebook's mid-roll video ads -- if you have scale. The post ‘It’s going to be a slow burn’: Publishers are starting to see money from Facebook’s mid-roll ads appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Is Expanding Ad Breaks for Live and Uploaded Video

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[ AdWeek | 2017-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Best of the week: Publishers weigh in on mid-roll Facebook ads and earlier start times

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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

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Pre-Roll Video Ads a Leading Catalyst to Ad-Blocking Growth

A new Wells Fargo Securities report put ad blocking right alongside viewability as a top challenge facing the digital publishing ecosystem.The report asked whether ad blocking is an existential threat or "just a 'Europe thing'" and netted out somewhere in the middle: "We believe the rapid rise... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Facebook Video Ad Metric Lawsuit Prompts Publishers to Revisit the ‘Pivot to Video’

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[ AdWeek | 2018-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook rolls out more ‘playful’ ad formats: Friday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our daily newsletter. You can also get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. Facebook’s... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Facebook rolls out high-tech ad registry with a low-tech twist

Facebook is rolling out its Canadian political ad registry today with a low-tech twist — a bid to prevent people based outside of Canada from running ads in the upcoming federal election. Continue reading at CBC

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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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Facebook Extended Its Ad Breaks Video Monetization Options to More Languages and Countries

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[ AdWeek | 2018-09-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook rolls out system to include news publishers in its controversial Ad Archive

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Facebook extends Watch and mid-roll beyond the U.S.

According to three publishers that have been trialing the mid-roll program, monthly revenue is healthy and in the six figures. The post Facebook extends Watch and mid-roll beyond the U.S. appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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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

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