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 Grimes expects Facebook video “will become highly profitable sooner rather than later.” The post Why Uproxx is betting big on Facebook video (hint: 20 million views in a month) appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2015-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Daily Mail Is Now Posting 650 Videos a Day and Getting 383 Million Monthly Views

While Daily Mail made a few product announcements at its Daily Content NewFronts presentation today, it was its data that stood out more than anything else. And the eyebrow-raising numbers the publisher presented underscored that its site is the most popular English-language destination in the... Continue reading at AdWeek

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In 10 months, Quartz has gone from zero to 200 million video views

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Viral site LittleThings is big on Facebook, but not Facebook video yet

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Facebook hiding likes and video views could force publishers to shift strategies

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Facebook wants longer videos, but takes away key view metric

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