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Everything we know about what's going on inside of Facebook right now (FB)

Facebook has had a tumultuous few years.  There have been bright spots, like the growth of Instagram, and big new initiatives, like its pivot to privacy. There have also been plenty of challenges, with calls to break the company up, and investors at one stage wondering if COO Sheryl Sandberg might leave the company.  Business Insider has covered all of the drama, and has pulled together all of our recent reporting on what's going on inside of Facebook below. You can read it all by subscribing...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Instagram, Trends, Facebook Messenger, Warren Buffett, Coinbase, Sheryl Sandberg, Business Insider, Instagram Instagram, Facebook Here, Facebook Watch Facebook, Facebook Portal Facebook, Facebook and Messenger Instagram, Facebook Audience Network Advertisers


We Are Social’s Monday Mashup #436

Facebook announces next steps for Watch which includes plans for dozens of new shows in 2019 – despite the fact the channel has had limited traction so far. Case in point – Facebook has recently been telling news publishers that it will only renew about a third of the existing news shows that it has funded for Facebook Watch. Facebook is also introducing a new ad system for Watch, Facebook Showcase , to offer marketers the chance to secure ad slots in a selection of premium Shows for US audie...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Twitter, UK, Pinterest, Instagram, Youtube, India, US, Seo, Linkedin, Snapchat, Evan Spiegel, Mashup, Jetblue, SPIEGEL


What you need to know in advertising today

Millennial startup Mic sold itself to Bustle Digital Group for a reported $5 million, a fraction of the $60 million it raised, after financial problems including the impact of Facebook canceling a video show. But the Mic situation reveals broader challenges with the Facebook-funded shows, and the ongoing relationships between publishers and the social-media giant. Mic was one of eight publishers, along with the likes of CNN, ABC News, and Fox News, that Facebook picked to produce its first slat...
Tags: Verizon, Facebook, Youtube, Trends, Marriott, SEC, Fox News, Sheryl Sandberg, Mic, Don, George Soros, Google Amazon, Khaled, Mayweather, Floyd Mayweather Jr, Facebook Watch


Mic was a poster child for publishers depending on Facebook. But its demise has broader lessons for the media industry

Millennial publisher Mic sold to Bustle Digital Group for $5 million. The startup was on shaky financial ground, exacerbated by Facebook canceling a news show. Sources say Facebook has done little to promote the shows and more cancellations are expected. Millennial startup Mic sold itself to Bustle Digital Group for a reported $5 million, a fraction of the $60 million it raised, after financial problems including the impact of Facebook canceling a video show. But the Mic situation reveals bro...
Tags: Facebook, Youtube, Trends, Fox News, Anderson Cooper, Pbs, Mic, Brown, Campbell Brown Facebook, Bustle Digital Group, Facebook Watch Facebook, CNN ABC News, Bloomberg BuzzFeed News Business Insider, Mic Dispatch, Fox News Fox News Update CNN, Facebook Mic


Millennial news startup Mic is a victim of Facebook's 'experiment' with Watch, and it probably won't be the last

Millennial publisher Mic sold to Bustle Digital Group for $5 million. The startup was on shaky financial ground, exacerbated by Facebook canceling a news show. Sources say Facebook has done little to promote the shows and more cancellations are expected. Millennial startup Mic sold itself to Bustle Digital Group for a reported $5 million, a fraction of the $60 million it raised, after financial problems including the impact of Facebook canceling a video show. But the Mic situation reveals bro...
Tags: Facebook, Youtube, Trends, Fox News, Anderson Cooper, Pbs, Mic, Brown, Campbell Brown Facebook, Bustle Digital Group, Facebook Watch Facebook, CNN ABC News, Bloomberg BuzzFeed News Business Insider, Mic Dispatch, Fox News Fox News Update CNN, Facebook Mic


Facebook Watch: Here’s How to Hide an Ad While Watching a Video

While watching videos on Facebook Watch, Facebook's destination for watching videos, you may see ads you're not interested in. Our guide will show you how to hide an ad that plays while you're watching a video on Facebook Watch. Note: These screenshots were captured in the Facebook application on iOS. Step 1: Tap the three...
Tags: Facebook, Advertising, Facebook Watch, Facebook Watch Facebook, Social Pro Daily


Elizabeth Olsen's 'Sorry for Your Loss' deserves better than becoming a high-profile Facebook flop

Elizabeth Olsen's show about a young grieving widow, "Sorry for Your Loss," debuted to critical praise when it was released on Facebook's premium TV section, Watch. Despite getting 4 million views for its first episode, viewership plunged after that. Facebook hasn't proven that Watch can be a launching pad for a scripted TV show of the caliber you'd see on Netflix or even YouTube, and has yet to have a breakout hit.   When the first episode of “Sorry for Your Loss” debuted on September 18, it...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Hollywood, America, Trends, Netflix, Atlantic, Showtime, Roku, Catherine Zeta Jones, Hulu, Jessica Biel, Elizabeth Olsen, Zuckerberg, Jada Pinkett Smith, Facebook Group


‘Real World’ Reboot Coming to Facebook Watch

Remember The Real World? The reality show about seven strangers who stop being polite, and start getting real? It’s back, in Facebook Watch form. MTV Studios is teaming with Facebook’s streaming service to re-launch the popular reality show for a whole new generation. The series will now have an interactive element as well, allowing viewers to vote on one contestant to join the show. More on the Real World reboot below. Over the summer, MTV Studios announced plans for reboots of older MTV sh...
Tags: Facebook, Television, Movies, Mexico, Thailand, Mtv, Real World, Mccarthy, Facebook Watch, Bunim Murray Productions, The Real World, Facebook Watch Facebook, MTV Studios, Daria Aeon Flux, Facebook Live Premieres and Watch Party


Catherine Zeta-Jones to Star in Queen America at Facebook Watch

Catherine Zeta-Jones to star in Queen America at Facebook Watch Facebook revealed today that they have given Queen America a 10-episode, straight-to-series order for their new video platform, Facebook Watch. Multi-award-winning actress Catherine Zeta-Jones is set to star in the series. Set in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Queen America is a dark comedy about Vicki Ellis, the most renowned (and ruthless) pageant coach in the state, and the hapless Samantha Stone who hopes Vicki can mold her into worthwhile...
Tags: Facebook, TV, Movies, America, Chicago, Stephen Sondheim, Broadway, TV News, Streaming, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Bruna Papandrea, Paul Lee, Tulsa Oklahoma, Vicki, Velma Kelly, Guymon Casady


Facebook should take a page from YouTube's playbook

The World Series was a coming out party for YouTube TV If Facebook is serious about making Facebook Watch a big deal, it needs to plan a similar big TV ad effort. "We need to build this behavior," said CEO Mark Zuckerberg. If you watched any of the riveting World Series (and based on the ratings, lots of you did), you undoubtedly saw ads for YouTube TV. The fledgling subscription service from the makers of Google was everywhere during the series, as Fox's presenting sponsor. It's famed play...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Youtube, Trends, Fox, Espn, Zuckerberg, SB Nation, Facebook Watch, Facebook Watch Facebook, YouTube TV If Facebook


Facebook needs to follow YouTube's lead and run lots of TV ads to promote Facebook Watch

The World Series was a coming out party for YouTube TV If Facebook is serious about making Facebook Watch a big deal, it needs to plan a similar big TV ad effort. "We need to build this behavior," said CEO Mark Zuckerberg. If you watched any of the riveting World Series (and based on the ratings, lots of you did), you undoubtedly saw ads for YouTube TV. The fledgling subscription service from the makers of Google was everywhere during the series, as Fox's presenting sponsor. It's famed play...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Trends, Fox, Espn, Zuckerberg, SB Nation, Facebook Watch, Facebook Watch Facebook, YouTube TV If Facebook


Facebook’s new video platform launches with 30+ shows

Facebook have finally made good on their word and launched a brand new video platform for original shows and videos – Facebook Watch. Facebook have unveiled ‘Watch’ a new video platform that is sure to send shivers up YouTube’s spine. Watch will be the home for a bunch of new shows and short films originally created by and/or for Facebook. Watch will also provide a one-stop shop for the plethora of user-created/uploaded videos that already exist on Facebook. From here users can discover new vi...
Tags: Social, Videos, Facebook, Video, Music, TV, Media, Youtube, Watch, New, Launch, Copyright, Platform, Show, New York Times, Streaming