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Facebook Video Metric Update

Background In August, Facebook announced three changes to how video views are reported as part of an initiative to (a) give a more accurate view of video consumption and (b) simplify reporting by reducing the number of available metrics. These…

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Facebook Announces IGTV

Executive Summary Facebook recently announced IGTV, a space within Instagram and also a standalone mobile app which will allow users to watch long-form vertical videos. This is the most recent move by Facebook to capitalize on additional placements and formats…

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Facebook Introduces a New Platform for Shows with “Watch”

Background Facebook launched a new ad-supported TV programming experience “Watch,” establishing  premium content or “Shows” through long form and live video. Watch will be available as a tab within the existing platform via mobile, desktop and within TV apps featuring…

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YouTube Expands How It Defines A “View”

Background Five years ago this week, YouTube made a splash when it launched a new video ad format called TrueView Video Ads. TrueView empowered consumers in the advertising equation by giving them the choice to watch or skip a pre-roll…

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