Facebook has launched Watch, a new platform for television shows on Facebook, initially only available to a limited group of people in the US. It is intended to combat rivals such as Google’s YouTube and Snapchat video.
The Dutch anti-piracy organisation Brein has settled with a trader of stolen passwords to legal SVOD services.
Despite now having 2 billion users a month, it has been a year of angst for Facebook as it has realised that connecting people is not enough.
Facebook will stream more than a dozen matches from the Champions League across the United States.
Facebook is in talks with Hollywood studios with a view to producing scripted TV quality shows that could be available as soon as the summer.
The prospect of a ban on VPNs has prompted Google and Facebook to seek negotiators to interact with the Russian authorities.
Google is now the largest media owner in the world, attracting three times more ad revenue than the second largest Facebook.
The new Facebook video app for TV is now available on Samsung Smart TVs.
Facebook has announced a new app, Facebook Video, for several major TV platforms: Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, and Samsung smart TVs.
Facebook is planning a video-based app to deliver content onto the TV screen.