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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‘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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Magazine publishers with video ambitions see YouTube as safer bet than Facebook

Fast Company and The Atlantic are among other smaller video publishers that are prioritizing YouTube. The post Magazine publishers with video ambitions see YouTube as safer bet than Facebook appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-05-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YouTube TV eyes new linear channels from digital publishers

Cheddar, Tastemade and The Young Turks Network are prepping linear channels for YouTube's live TV service, sources say. The post YouTube TV eyes new linear channels from digital publishers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers eye LinkedIn as Facebook’s reliability falters

"When I look at all the platforms, the biggest opportunity to grow audience and revenue is LinkedIn.” The post Publishers eye LinkedIn as Facebook’s reliability falters appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers eye push notifications in aftermath of Facebook news feed changes

Push notifications have gotten more sophisticated as publishers try to build deeper direct connections with readers. The post Publishers eye push notifications in aftermath of Facebook news feed changes appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers are treating Facebook Watch like YouTube

Publishers that aren’t paid to make shows for Watch find they can still take advantage of the real estate by posting existing shows there, but at a risk. The post Publishers are treating Facebook Watch like YouTube appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘The future of cable’: Looking beyond Facebook, publishers eye streaming TV bundles

Cheddar, Newsy, The Young Turks and other media outlets want to bundle up with online TV services from Sling, Hulu and YouTube. The post ‘The future of cable’: Looking beyond Facebook, publishers eye streaming TV bundles appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Best of the week: Facebook eyes YouTube with launch of Watch shows

This week, our top stories examined the debut of Facebook-funded shows on Watch, publishers’ pivots to video and more. The post Best of the week: Facebook eyes YouTube with launch of Watch shows appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Look out, YouTube and Facebook: Amazon’s coming for video publishers

Amazon has paid out "tens of millions" of dollars to video publishers self-distributing on Amazon Prime -- and that's just one way to make money through Amazon. The post Look out, YouTube and Facebook: Amazon’s coming for video publishers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-07-17 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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NewFronts publishers see an opening with recent YouTube, Facebook ad crises

One theme of this year's NewFronts: publishers pitching themselves as the "brand-safe" alternatives to YouTube and Facebook. The post NewFronts publishers see an opening with recent YouTube, Facebook ad crises appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-05-01 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

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Facebook courts publishers in looming YouTube battle

Facebook wants to compete with YouTube in the premium video space, so it's asking for a little help from its media company friends -- and even a few YouTube stars. The post Facebook courts publishers in looming YouTube battle appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Publishers stop Facebook ad spending over policy that treats publishers as political advertisers

The Financial Times and New York Media suspended their paid media on Facebook over concerns about how news publishers are treated under its new ad policy. The post Publishers stop Facebook ad spending over policy that treats publishers as political advertisers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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 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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As Facebook retreats from publishers, Snapchat is rolling out a publisher charm offensive

The disappearing messages app is stepping up efforts to curry favor with publishers as Facebook deprioritizes them. The post As Facebook retreats from publishers, Snapchat is rolling out a publisher charm offensive appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook will ‘completely deprioritize publishers’: Confessions of a publisher audience development head

An audience development head said Facebook reps advised the publisher to rely less on Facebook than it has in the past. The post Facebook will ‘completely deprioritize publishers’: Confessions of a publisher audience development head appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-01-04 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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