News UK is doing 25 Facebook Live videos a week

News UK is ramping up its Facebook Live output from a couple a week to five a day. For the last six weeks, live videos have been largely done by its tabloid title, The Sun, where it blends stunt-style videos, like grown men plunging into ice baths, with highly visual footage, like filling up sticker albums (more interesting than it sounds). These have been getting around 35,000 views, but Facebook is still in the era of prioritizing live video and giving publishers free reach. The post News UK is doing 25 Facebook Live videos a week appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2016-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers brace for what happens if Facebook stops paying for live videos

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