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 images in video formats -- like MP4 -- in order to rake in the eyeballs. Continue reading at AdAge.com Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2017-07-08 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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Facebook Audience Network Added a Rewarded Video Option for Game Publishers

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[ AdWeek | 2017-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘The audience there is huge’: A guide to the most popular publisher Facebook video hacks

Facebook wants video, but it's time-consuming and expensive, which is why, for better or for worse, publishers are turning to various hacks. The post ‘The audience there is huge’: A guide to the most popular publisher Facebook video hacks appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-05-02 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

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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

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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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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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By hiding likes and video views, Facebook could force publishers to shift strategies

Facebook is running an experiment to hide "like" counts and other public-facing social scores in select markets. The social network confirmed Friday that it started hiding like, reaction and video view counts in a limited test across the social network as part of an effort to improve the... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Facebook hiding likes and video views could force publishers to shift strategies

Facebook is running an experiment to hide "like" counts and other public-facing social scores in select markets. The social network confirmed Friday that it started hiding like, reaction and video view counts in a limited test across the social network as part of an effort to improve the... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Troy video game developer Velan Studios signs publishing deal with Electronic Arts

The Troy-based independent game developer Velan Studios has teamed up with one of the giants of the video game industry. Velan announced Tuesday that Electronic Arts Inc. will be the publisher for its first original game for consoles, PCs, and mobile. The studio also said it will be adding 40... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-03-26 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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Video Briefing: Beware, Facebook Watch publishers, the subsidies will not last

Facebook is still paying for Facebook Watch shows. But the company is increasingly talking about Watch content that can be supported entirely by sharing ad revenue. The post Video Briefing: Beware, Facebook Watch publishers, the subsidies will not last appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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‘Publishers were always a second priority’: Confessions of a former Facebook exec on the platform’s struggles with video

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[ Digiday | 2019-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Viral publisher First Media joins Snapchat with repurposed Facebook video

First Media decided to join Snapchat after the platform no longer required publishers to share only exclusive content. The post Viral publisher First Media joins Snapchat with repurposed Facebook video appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Facebook Is Exploring a Way for Publishers to Test Different Versions of Organic Posts

Facebook confirmed that it is running a test with five publishing partners, including BuzzFeed, enabling them to test up to four different versions of organic posts and determine which is performing best. Lucia Moses of Digiday reported that publishers in the test group can create up to four... Continue reading at AdWeek

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‘That’s YouTube’: Facebook opens Watch to all videos from publishers, creators

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[ Digiday | 2018-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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