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'

[ Digiday | 2018-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Digiday | 2019-02-14 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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The First Batch of Facebook-Funded News Shows for Watch Is Debuting Monday

Facebook announced last month that it was funding an initiative to create news shows from 10 to 12 U.S. publishers for its Facebook Watch video platform, and the first slate of those shows will begin streaming Monday, July 16. Head of global news partnerships Campbell Brown and product manager... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is Facebook’s News Shows on Watch an Olive Branch to Publishers?

After Facebook head of news products Alex Hardiman announced last week that the social network is funding an initiative to create news shows from 10 to 12 U.S. publishers for its Facebook Watch video platform, the social platform revealed details today about the first batch of series. Neither... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook is changing licensing terms for Watch shows, creating a dilemma for publishers

Facebook is increasingly seeking to buy publishers' shows outright for its Watch video tab, which would limit the money publishers could make from the platform. The post Facebook is changing licensing terms for Watch shows, creating a dilemma for publishers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-12-20 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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Facebook always wins: Data shows publishers are buying far more Facebook traffic

Even with publishers grousing about Facebook's shortcomings as a source of revenue and organic traffic, publishers are putting a lot more resources into dark posts, according to Keywee data. The post Facebook always wins: Data shows publishers are buying far more Facebook traffic appeared first... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kin Is Bringing 5 Lifestyle Shows to Facebook Watch

Lifestyle entertainment company Kin unveiled a slate of five shows for video destination Facebook Watch. The partnership is part of the social network's efforts to pair publishers with creators and public figures. The first five shows are currently in production: Tia Mowry's Quick Fix Presents... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-10-30 18:10:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Watch Updates Its Initiative of Partnering Publishers With Creators

Facebook provided an update on an initiative it is testing, in which it partnered up digital publishers with creators and public figures with established communities on the social network to create exclusive video content for its Facebook Watch video destination. The test began in the U.S.... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-10-15 16:45:31 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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Facebook tests empowering publishers to deliver ads to Watch

Facebook wants to be friendlier to TV networks and digital media publishers who have shows on Watch by giving these partners the ability to sell ads through their own ad technology, according to advertising and technology executives with knowledge of the initiative.The social media giant is... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Publishers on the Rebound: Alternative Channels Show Life After Facebook

The launch of Facebook’s News Feed in 2006 opened an entirely new door for news outlets and lifestyle publishers who jumped at the chance to distribute content, grow audience reach and increase engagement through this new outlet. And, the best part: it was completely free. It was a perfect... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2018-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Watch Is Now Available Globally, as Are Tools for Publishers and Creators

Facebook announced Wednesday that its Facebook Watch video platform is now available globally and, in related moves on the publisher side, its Ad Breaks advertising options have been extended from U.S.-only to worldwide, and the desktop-based Creator Studio content-management hub it had been... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-08-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘That’s YouTube’: Facebook opens Watch to all videos from publishers, creators

Facebook is adding a new feed to Watch that intersperses one-off videos from the Facebook pages people follow among episodic original shows. The post ‘That’s YouTube’: Facebook opens Watch to all videos from publishers, creators appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Rundown: With Watch news shows, Facebook still holds the cards

Facebook is paying news publishers, but the terms show the power is still with the platform. The post The Rundown: With Watch news shows, Facebook still holds the cards appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Everyone was a bit suspicious’: Scarred news publishers are wary of Facebook’s latest Watch gambit

Stung by Facebook’s pushes for Instant Articles, live video and Watch, news publishers are unwilling to bend over backward for the company's latest pitch. The post ‘Everyone was a bit suspicious’: Scarred news publishers are wary of Facebook’s latest Watch gambit appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘We Need to Talk’ Becomes the Rare Facebook Watch Show to Get Renewed

It's been six months since Facebook rolled out Facebook Watch, its vertical featuring original series from dozens of publishers and companies like Discovery Communications, Hearst and Quartz. However, of the 50-some shows that were part of Watch's initial launch, only a handful of series have... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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With no sign of Watch, Facebook mid-roll ads yield slim prospects for UK publishers

"It’s classic Facebook -- it gives with one hand and takes with the other.” The post With no sign of Watch, Facebook mid-roll ads yield slim prospects for UK publishers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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