'Star Wars' takes center stage in Facebook's 360-degree video rollout

Facebook has added 360-degree videos to its news feed, an immersive feature the Menlo Park-based social media platform said will capitalize on a growing number of video publishers using the format. And to pique the interest of users, The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) and Lucasfilm have published a preview of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" in 360. In the future, says Wednesday's blog post by Maher Saba, Facebook’s video engineering director, the company expects everyday users to be creating their… Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2015-09-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Twitter’s Sarah Personette: Video and ‘brand purpose’ will continue to take center stage

Twitter’s been on a tear to prove that even with a smaller audience than Facebook and YouTube, it can be a worthwhile destination for ads and publishers. The post Twitter’s Sarah Personette: Video and ‘brand purpose’ will continue to take center stage appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-12-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Live video takes center stage on Election Day

Dozens of news publishers including ABC News, NowThis and the Washington Post plan to produce hours of live Facebook videos during Election Day. Most are focused on providing the latest election news from around the country. NowThis plans to counter-program by hosting a watch party on Facebook... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How marketers are distributing 360-degree videos beyond YouTube and Facebook

In order to extend the reach of their VR content, brands like Google and Jack-In-The-Box are testing an approach of serving teaser content on a major publisher that directs viewers to their 360-degree video experience. And Agency Arnold Worldwide has been testing out the organic reach of new... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-09-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Live video takes center stage at the presidential conventions

Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and a whole host of digital publishers plan to bring gavel-to-gavel live coverage of the Republican and Democratic National Conventions. This includes live streams of the speeches and onstage shenanigans from legacy outlets like ABC News and CBS News, as well as... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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See the First 360-Degree Video Ads on Facebook

"360-degree marketing" has been an industry buzzword for years, but what about 360-degree advertising?Facebook is starting to test 360-degree video ads with a handful of brands including AT&T, Samsung and Nestle, all of which can be seen below. Facebook officially introduced the virtual... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2015-11-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Brings 360-Degree Virtual Reality Videos to News Feeds

Stars Wars was first to post a 360-degree video. Photo: Facebook Virtual reality is coming to Facebook news feeds. Today the company rolled out 360-degree videos brands and publishers can post to their pages. Desktop viewers just have to drag their mouse over a clip to change the angle, and... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2015-09-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook now supports 360-degree video

Facebook videos are about to get more interactive.  The social network announced Wednesday it now supports 360-degree videos. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Copyright Takes Center Stage at AAP Annual Meeting

The Association of American Publishers marked its 50th anniversary with a 90-minute virtual annual meeting on June 1 that touched on the changes that have taken place in recent years as the organization has scaled back some of its operations and refocused its priorities. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-02 04:00:00 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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Copyright and Freedom to Publish Take Center Stage at IPA Congress

The 32nd International Publishers Association Congress, held in New Delhi from February 10 to 13, stressed the importance of upholding traditional publishing values. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WI13: Children's and YA Take Center Stage at Winter Institute

Children’s books were more integral than ever at ABA's record-breaking gathering in Memphis, which drew 1,000 book people. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Politics Take Center Stage at the Small Press Expo 2017

This year's Small Press Expo served as a platform for the indie comics community to respond to issues of politics, race, and gender; celebrate Annie Koyama and 10 years of Koyama Press, and hail the works of newcomers Emil Ferris and Tillie Walden. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook takes on TV and YouTube with revamped video offering

The new feature, Watch, lets users discover videos from outside their feed more easily, and will also dabble in original contentFacebook has revamped its video offering, creating a new, TV-like rival to YouTube and dabbling in original content in a bid to get people to spend even more time on... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers’ candid thoughts on video: ‘Facebook is taking a cut of what used to be ours’

At the Digiday Video Anywhere Summit, video publishers spoke honestly about the challenges in platform publishing, measurement and making money. The post Publishers’ candid thoughts on video: ‘Facebook is taking a cut of what used to be ours’ appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Brooklyn Poets Take Center Stage In New Anthology

A new anthology co-published by a Brooklyn-based nonprofit and a neighboring small press is being billed as the first book to spotlight contemporary poetry written specifically by poets from, or living in, the New York City borough. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook wants longer videos, but takes away key view metric

Facebook has replaced a key metric it made available on Facebook Insights, which allows publishers and other page owners to track video performance on the platform. The post Facebook wants longer videos, but takes away key view metric appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2016: YA Authors Take Center Stage at Literary Fan Fest

YA authors who were most feted at the annual mashup of literature and popular culture, which took place in Chicago on May 14. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AWP 2016: Discussions of Diversity and Inclusivity in Literary Communities Take Center Stage

Calls for increased diversity and inclusivity were the focus of poet Claudia Rankine's AWP keynote presentation as well as many panels and conversations throughout the conference. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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CNN takes a page from Facebook with autoplay video

With all the revenue flowing to digital video, it’s easy to see why CNN is prioritizing video views over pageviews. CNN.com’s video views nearly doubled over the past year, through a mix of short- and long-form clips. It’s also not shy about taking a page from Facebook’s autoplay feature. But... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2015-07-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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