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Facebook reportedly in talks to launch music streaming service
/ July 8, 2015 3:12 pm
Facebook reportedly in talks to launch music streaming service

Fact Magazine reports "Music Ally reports that Facebook will be following its move into the native video space with the launch of a music streaming service that would look to compete with Spotify, Apple Music and others.". Read More

Why TV networks are now ‘sampling’ shows on Facebook
/ July 6, 2015 4:26 pm
Why TV networks are now ‘sampling’ shows on Facebook

Digiday reports "To date, the battle between YouTube and Facebook has centered on winning the hearts and minds of advertisers, online video publishers and creators. If the last few weeks are any indication, there’s another category of content creator YouTube should be concerned about losing some of its value to: TV networks.". Read More

Facebook tweaks News Feed again to serve up videos you’ll actually watch
/ June 30, 2015 11:38 am
Facebook tweaks News Feed again to serve up videos you’ll actually watch

VentureBeat reports "In its latest update, the company will now consider a wider range of user behavior to try to guess what you want to see. Rather than just looking at what users like, share, and comment on, Facebook will now also take into account the subject matter of videos that users broadly interact with.". Read More

Facebook’s Snapchatty New Photo Uploader Lets You Overlay Text And More
/ June 29, 2015 11:53 am
Facebook’s Snapchatty New Photo Uploader Lets You Overlay Text And More

TechCrunch reports "Face it. Your photos aren’t all that interesting. But Facebook’s going to help you jazz them up with its shiny new photo uploader, which is now available for most users on iOS and is testing on Android. It lets you add overlaid text in any color, instantly preview filters that you swipe across your photos, or paste Facebook’s stickers on top.". Read More

Facebook Messenger is Dead. Long Live Facebook Messenger.
/ June 24, 2015 2:54 pm
Facebook Messenger is Dead. Long Live Facebook Messenger.

Wired reports "First, Facebook kicked Messenger out of its main app. Next, it gave Messenger its own home on the web. Now, the final cleaving: As of today, you no longer need a Facebook account to sign up for Messenger at all.". Read More

Snapchat Pauses Being Cool To Give Advertisers The Hard Sell
/ June 22, 2015 2:34 pm
Snapchat Pauses Being Cool To Give Advertisers The Hard Sell

TechCrunch reports "Evan Spiegel released a zero-fun informercial about Snapchat‘s ads today, extolling the virtues of “3V: vertical video views” in a way that would bore most of his users to tears. From a bland office couch, Spiegel explains how Snapchat’s full-screen ads slot between its content while Facebook and YouTube’s are either annoying pre-rolls or only fill part of the screen.". Read More

Facebook is nipping at YouTube’s heels in the race for video viewers and advertisers
/ June 22, 2015 2:32 pm
Facebook is nipping at YouTube’s heels in the race for video viewers and advertisers

VentureBeat reports "According to a recent survey and market research by Ampere Analysis, Facebook is on track to deliver two thirds as many video views in 2015 as YouTube does — two trillion versus YouTube’s three trillion. Both services have a comparable number of monthly users overall.". Read More

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