New Facebook video controls let you be sexist, ageist or secretive

Videos on Facebook are big business. As well as drugged up post-dentist footage, there is also huge advertising potential. Now Facebook has announced a new set of options for video publishers -- including the ability to limit who is able to see videos based on their age and gender. A social network might not be the first place you would think of to try to keep something private, but a new 'secret video' option makes it possible to restrict access to those people who have a direct link. Other new options include the ability to prevent embedding on other sites,… [Continue Reading] Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2015-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ AdWeek | 2019-08-08 18:05:58 UTC ]
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Facebook in 2015: Pivot to video! Facebook today: Local news is dead!

Facebook paints a bleak picture for the media industry, while ignoring its own role in publishing’s demise. Benevolent Doctor Facebook today gave the country a very grave diagnosis via a blog post. The company has found that–wait for it–local news is dying. In fact, Facebook says that about... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ AdWeek | 2018-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Video series on Facebook are already driving higher engagement, which is a good sign for Facebook Watch

Publishers are shifting resources to multi-episode video shows and other serialized programming from standalone videos as a result. The post Video series on Facebook are already driving higher engagement, which is a good sign for Facebook Watch appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-08-21 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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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

[ Digiday | 2016-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2016-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Viral site LittleThings is big on Facebook, but not Facebook video yet

Viral content site LittleThings, which specializes in uplifting and -- more recently -- how-to video content, has been averaging 80-120 million views per month since August. All of these views are occurring on LittleThings.com, as the publisher has focused on its website ahead of social... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2015-11-19 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

[ Advertising Age | 2019-09-27 20:39:27 UTC ]
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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

[ Advertising Age | 2019-09-27 20:39:27 UTC ]
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Nancy Pelosi Criticizes Facebook for Handling of Altered Videos

Ms. Pelosi said the company’s decision to leave up manipulated videos of her demonstrated how the social network contributed to Russian manipulation of the 2016 election. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-05-29 22:22:21 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

[ Digiday | 2019-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Publishers were always a second priority’: Confessions of a former Facebook exec on the platform’s struggles with video

"We generated revenue from brands. If content was so important, you’d think we would be trying harder to please publishers." The post ‘Publishers were always a second priority’: Confessions of a former Facebook exec on the platform’s struggles with video appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ 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

[ Digiday | 2018-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook's new offer to advertisers: Safe videos at lower prices

Facebook is giving brands assurances that their commercials will only run in a thoroughly vetted video environment as part of a new program that focuses on premium content. The new ad offering is also coming down in price since Facebook first started testing the program earlier this... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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