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.
Facebook has imposed a temporary ban on RT (Russia Today) from posting its video content, photos and news stories due to a copyright dispute.
On Sunday, January 8, for the first time, the NBA has streamed a regular-season game via Facebook Live.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland has equipped its Sky TV Box with further free-of-charge apps.
Facebook users can now stream video content from the social media site to their TVs.