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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Publishers are using Facebook video to drive commerce revenue

Facebook’s embrace of video hasn’t done much good for publishers' balance sheets, so some have looked to make it a commerce driver. The post Publishers are using Facebook video to drive commerce revenue appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-05-15 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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In Facebook’s shadow, Twitter cozies up to video publishers with reliable cash

Twitter has been promoting publishers' videos, which has helped publishers find new audiences and make money on the platform. The post In Facebook’s shadow, Twitter cozies up to video publishers with reliable cash appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook’s latest video shift irks news publishers

Facebook’s 2017 plans include buying original shows and rolling out a mid-roll ad product for media partners. But some news publishers feel like these initiatives won’t help them. The post Facebook’s latest video shift irks news publishers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook stops paying publishers to stream live video

For a while, Facebook was obsessed with live video -- it even paid publishers to make sure there was a steady flow of professionally-shot streams on offer. However, Zuckerberg and company appear to be tempering their enthusiasm a little bit. Recode s... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2017-01-17 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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Publishers see short-form video views on Facebook cut in half

Publisher’s short-form Facebook videos have been on the wane after the algorithm has prioritized Facebook Live and the news feed has become flooded with content. Six months ago a well-performing video from The Sun would fetch 250,000 views, now it’s good to get over 100,000. In 2016, The... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scale-hungry Facebook video publishers are in trouble if they don’t think long term

It’s getting easier to get to a billion views on Facebook. But publishers that are only chasing scale, and not thinking about video as a long-term business, are in trouble. Take, for instance, TV, which can monetize the same piece of content through advertising, licensing, syndication,... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers brace for what happens if Facebook stops paying for live videos

Facebook has been paying media partners to produce a certain amount of live video content per month. Most of these deals run for 12 months. Partners are aware that Facebook, having already collected a lot of data around live video consumption, might stop funding content. This could spell trouble... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘No one’s making money on Facebook’: Video publishers share what’s on their minds

Monetizing Facebook, unsurprisingly, is a big concern for video publishers. Other concerns include competing with companies for a small pool of talent that understands social and digital; how Facebook’s algorithm has made it harder for publishers to differentiate while also chasing scale; and... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers adopt Facebook Live, but struggle with monetization and discovery

Since Facebook introduced live video in January, publisher adoption is climbing. But questions remain about how to make the best use of the feature and how much to invest in a feature whose ability to monetize is still limited. That's why, for now, many see live as an audience-building exercise.... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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As Publisher Reach on Facebook Goes Down, Video Is Going Way Up

Even as Facebook plans on de-emphasizing publisher-posted content in users' news feeds in favor of posts from friends and family, video seems to be on the way up. According to data compiled by SocialFlow, a social analytics company used by many major publishers, video content posted by... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2016-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Pays Publishers Over $50 Million to Start Using Live Video

Company signs over $50 million in deals with 140 companies and celebrities for Facebook Live content. The post Facebook Pays Publishers Over $50 Million to Start Using Live Video appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2016-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers’ Facebook videos are shared 7 times more than links

Publishers are addicted to the video format on Facebook, and it's easy to see why: they get much higher engagement on video posts than they do on article links, according to an analysis of NewsWhip data. The problem is that publishers have less ability to monetize the video they post to... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2016-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Will Pay Publishers to Livestream Video in New Hub

Facebook has created a video hub that will roll out in the coming weeks for its flagship mobile app. According to a TechCrunch story, a button for the hub will receive prominent placement in the Facebook app and often highlight live video—though it will offer recorded clips as well.   ... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2016-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Live video service sees company paying news publishers

Payments to BuzzFeed and others reflects Facebook’s desire to ensure Live has sufficient engaging contentFacebook is paying news publishers and broadcasters, including the New York Times, BuzzFeed and Sky, to provide content on its live video service.Video has become a priority for Facebook and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Watch out, YouTube: Facebook’s new video section has publishers excited

Facebook is rolling out a bunch of new live video features, including a video section that will prioritize live content above on-demand videos. Publishers like Business Insider and The Washington Post expect the new features to grow viewership on the platform. And with a dedicated section, clear... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Adds 7 Publishers to Anthology Branded-Video Program

That number should ramp up quickly as Facebook expands the Anthology program ahead of this year's Digital Content NewFronts, adding Brit & Co, Complex Media, Conde Nast, Discovery Communications, NowThis, PopSugar and Refinery29."The selection of these new partners gets to the crux of the... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2016-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Eye Facebook as YouTube Rival

Facebook is moving into YouTube’s turf, and that could be good for video publishers.     Facebook announced earlier this week that it’s testing a new video section on its mobile app, which would ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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