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'

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‘A big resurgence’: Publishers get a boost from Twitter video

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Digiday Research: Are publishers making money from Facebook video?

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‘We’re losing hope’: Facebook tells publishers big change is coming to News Feed

Publishers that have been briefed by Facebook believe this latest move would be a dramatic step in the direction of reducing publishers’ presence in the news feed. The post ‘We’re losing hope’: Facebook tells publishers big change is coming to News Feed appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Metabooks Brasil Achieves 20-Plus Percent of Available Titles in Six Months

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Facebook’s Latest Video Changes Favor Longer Shows and Larger Pages

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Facebook plans to stop paying publishers to make news feed videos

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Fox News and the New York Times led Facebook engagement last month

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Unimpressed with revenue, publishers want to sell their own ads on Facebook video shows

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Facebook Is Adding Highlighted Shares to Video Insights for Pages

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Signs that Facebook food videos are losing their luster

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Facebook tells Congress that 126 million Americans may have seen Russia-linked ads

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As Facebook Live video dreams fade, publishers look again to Twitter

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With Facebook’s focus on video, publishers hear less about Instant Articles

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Pivot to pennies: Facebook’s key video ad program isn’t delivering much money to publishers

Facebook's still testing mid-roll ad breaks with a limited number of publishing partners -- and, yes, the dollars are still low. The post Pivot to pennies: Facebook’s key video ad program isn’t delivering much money to publishers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Facebook Live API Updates Shoot for Professional-Quality Videos

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Facebook offers millions to music industry to avert copyright crisis

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