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 platforms, where it doesn’t have as much control over the user and advertising experiences. That said, LittleThings is now experimenting with Facebook. The post Viral site LittleThings is big on Facebook, but not Facebook video yet appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2015-11-19 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

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How One Publisher Is Using Data to Make Insanely Viral Facebook Videos for Millennial Moms

This spring, Blossom posted a Facebook video that began with an image of women's underwear and featured seven tidy hacks for organizing your clothes. The post racked up a staggering 382 million views and nearly 12 million shares, making it the most viral video in Facebook history, according to... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-08-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How one viral publisher uses Facebook groups to grow big numbers

Crowdsourced news site Blasting News has built big numbers by paying 1,000 Facebook closed-group owners to distribute content within their groups. The post How one viral publisher uses Facebook groups to grow big numbers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Unilad became a viral Facebook publisher for British bros through video

With a mix both funny and serious videos and a Facebook-first approach, Unilad has amassed 6.7 million fans on the social network. Its strategy is reminiscent of competitors like Lad Bible, with its own bro-focus and reliance on fans to create and promote video -- but Unilad has also been... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2015-07-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Uproxx is betting big on Facebook video (hint: 20 million views in a month)

Woven Digital, the publisher behind Uproxx, views Facebook as its primary video-distribution vehicle. It drew more than 20 million views across 10 videos in April, far more than on YouTube or its own site. While Facebook has yet to introduce a video ad product for publishers, Woven CEO Scott... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2015-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Algorithm Tweaks Hurt Viral Sites More Than Other Publishers

Publishers are claiming that content they share on Facebook pages isn't reaching as many readers as it used to. Adweek reached out to comScore to find out how referral traffic through Facebook has changed from Nov. 2013 to Feb. 2014 for several top properties. For reference, we also tracked the... Continue reading at AdWeek

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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3 Wondertacular Rules for Going Viral From The Most Viral Site on the Web

This morning Upworthy.com, which crested at 30 million unique visitors in May thanks to a runaway viral hit, announced that they've started piloting sponsored posts to generate revenue, and shared with Fast Company a bit of their secret sauce. Founded 14 months ago by Moveon.org's Eli Pariser... Continue reading at Fast Company

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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

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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

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