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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook confirms it will stop subsidies for Facebook Live publishers, encouraging them to use mid-roll ads, and says pre-roll ads are coming to Watch   —  Everyone's least favorite ads are coming to Facebook, but pre-rolls are only coming to original Watch tab videos you purposefully view and not to the News Feed.
Dec 14, 2017, 12:13 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Facebook launches a new Click-to-WhatsApp ad unit that enables calls or messages via WhatsApp, gradually rolling out worldwide except in Europe   —  WhatsApp has always said that it has no plans to put ads into its own app, but this is not stopping Facebook, which now owns WhatsApp …
Dec 14, 2017, 10:30 AMIn context
AFP:
Nine European press agencies call for internet giants including Facebook, Google, and Twitter to be forced to pay copyright for using their news content   —  Nine European press agencies, including AFP, called Wednesday on internet giants to be forced to pay copyright for using news content on which they make vast profits.
Dec 14, 2017, 12:30 AMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook details Messenger's 2017: over 7B daily conversations; 17B realtime video chats, up 2X over 2016; 2.5M new groups started daily, averaging 10 people   —  Over the holidays we all want to take time to celebrate, reflect and stay in touch with the people we love.
Dec 13, 2017, 2:30 PMIn context
Sahil Patel / Digiday:
Sources: Facebook plans to end program that paid ~300 publishers and other content creators to produce videos for News Feed   —  Multiple publisher sources said Facebook no longer plans to pay publishers and other video makers to produce videos for the news feed.
Dec 13, 2017, 12:40 PMIn context
David D. Kirkpatrick / New York Times:
Facebook says Russia's Internet Research Agency spent just $0.97 on three ads seen ~200 times by UK users over four days in May 2016, shortly before Brexit vote   —  LONDON — Facebook, confounding expectations, said on Wednesday that the company had found no evidence of a significant Russian effort …
Dec 13, 2017, 11:30 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
David Marcus, VP of messaging products at Facebook and a former president of PayPal, will be joining Coinbase's board   —  Coinbase, a popular site for buying cryptocurrencies, is soaring.  In the last week, Coinbase's app shot to No. 1 in the iTunes store, while a flood of interest …
Dec 12, 2017, 5:35 PMIn context
New York Times:
As net neutrality protests take center stage on Reddit, Kickstarter, and others, tech giants including Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Netflix keep a low profile   —  Protests to preserve net neutrality, or rules that ensure equal access to the internet, migrated online on Tuesday …
Dec 12, 2017, 3:45 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook's AR Studio platform is now in open beta, letting all developers make AR experiences for Facebook Camera; World Effects also arrive on Messenger Camera   —  Facebook is trying to close the augmented reality gap with Snapchat with the help of an army of third-party developers.
Dec 12, 2017, 12:30 PMIn context
Julia Fioretti / Reuters:
Facebook says it will start booking ad revenue locally in countries where it has a local office, instead of re-routing it via its international HQ in Dublin   —  - Social media giant Facebook said on Tuesday it would start booking advertising revenue locally instead of re-routing it via …
Dec 12, 2017, 12:00 PMIn context

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