Facebook quiz publisher PlayBuzz raises $16m in funding

Israeli-based quiz and list publishing platform uses content from organisations including such as the Daily Telegraph and AOLQuiz and list publishing platform PlayBuzz has announced it has raised $16m (£11m) in venture capital funding to drive international expansion.The second funding round, led by VC firm North83, takes the Israeli-based company’s total funding to more than $18m. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers are wrestling with Facebook’s desire to own Facebook-funded Watch shows

Facebook wants to own more of the shows it subsidizes for Facebook Watch, but publishers are not always willing to give those rights away. The post Publishers are wrestling with Facebook’s desire to own Facebook-funded Watch shows appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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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

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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's Most-Shared Publisher to Start Paying Its Quiz Makers

Even if you've never heard of PlayBuzz, you've probably come across its end product. Its platform is behind such Facebook quizzes as "Which Disney Mom Are You?" and lists like "18 Photos That Prove That Online Dating Is Terrifying." The company, thanks to the virality of such content, has become... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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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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Facebook Watch publishers look for revenue sources beyond Facebook’s subsidies

Publishers are eyeing everything from sponsored and custom video series to licensing and even merchandising for their (self-funded) Facebook Watch shows. The post Facebook Watch publishers look for revenue sources beyond Facebook’s subsidies appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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As Facebook retreats from publishers, Snapchat is rolling out a publisher charm offensive

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Facebook will ‘completely deprioritize publishers’: Confessions of a publisher audience development head

An audience development head said Facebook reps advised the publisher to rely less on Facebook than it has in the past. The post Facebook will ‘completely deprioritize publishers’: Confessions of a publisher audience development head appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Facebook always wins: Data shows publishers are buying far more Facebook traffic

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Video publishers seek to extend Facebook content beyond Facebook

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Facebook as a Publishing Platform Isn’t Good For Publishers

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Publishers shrug off concerns, eager to publish on Facebook

Facebook launched its Instant Articles product with a select group of prestige publishers last week. Now, others, if they had any reservations before, are determined not to be left behind. Other big-name publishers including Time Inc., Hearst Magazines and CNN are expected to start publishing... Continue reading at Digiday

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Facebook Gives Publishers New Tools, Hopes They’ll Use Them to Give Facebook More Stuff

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UK Book Publishing Industry Raises Copyright Alarm: ‘Save Our Books’

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West Virginia newspaper publisher sues Google, Facebook

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Frisco social media network raises angel funding from Austin investor

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A New Relief Fund from Sharjah Supports Publishers Affected by the Beirut Blast

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