Facebook is reportedly gearing up to roll out its roster of original content soon.
Social media giant Facebook is preparing a strong push into television with the launch about two dozen new shows in mid-June. "A concern among partners is that Facebook executives have yet to explain why people will seek out longer shows in the Facebook app's video tab", said a Facebook executive quoted in the Business Insiderreport. Apparently, one of the programs it greenlit is a collaboration with Conde Nast, a dating show that would have people meet in VR before they meet in real life.
Facebook sees high-quality, scripted video as an important feature to retain users, particularly a younger demographic that is increasingly flocking to rival Snapchat, as well as a means to rake in brand advertising dollars traditionally reserved for traditional TV.
There will be both long duration shows on the pattern of "House of Cards" and also 5-10 minutes shows that will be added to Facebook app's video tab daily, Business Insider reported on Friday.
South Korea, allies brace for North Korea follow-up act
All that was publicly scheduled for the day were gatherings for mass dancing, a common celebration on major North Korean holidays. According to the US Navy's Submarine Force Pacific website, the USS Michigan carries more than 150 Tomahawk cruise missiles.
Cardinals place Piscotty on DL with hamstring injury
The severity of the strain has not been revealed, but an injury of this variety typically requires a trip to the disabled list. Jesus Aguilar's first major league home run broke a seventh-inning tie, leading the Milwaukee Brewers over the banged-up St.
Facebook will monetize its new premium service via advertisements that it'll play in between videos, which will boost revenue, but with lower margins.
Facebook is also trying to rope in "A-list celebrities" for other shows, and it is rumoured that one big (anonymous) star has already agreed to a deal. Thus, news of release of TV-style shows is not surprising at all. Facebook reportedly has had talks with Major League Baseball as well. The company will initially secure rights for shows and plans to recoup costs later on when it introduces the said type of ads. The social media giant has already started to test Ad Breaks in on-demand as well as live videos on Facebook.
With a plethora of streaming services available, it's anybody's guess if Facebook's 2 billion-plus users will seek out the content in the "video" tab or not.
Facebookannounced it will hire 3,000 people over the next year to review flagged videos after a series of murders were broadcast live.
Alveda King, who endorsed Trump and is a niece of Martin Luther King Jr., received one of the pens Trump used to sign the order . The New York Times' Ross Douthat pithily argued that the White House has not properly ordered its religious freedom priorities.
The Fury fight would likely be in England, though a rematch with Klitschko could take place in the U.S. He is poised to take on some of the best heavyweights in the world and is willing to fight anyone.
Musk first introduced the world to his tunnel idea in December, when he got caught in one of Los Angeles's notorious traffic jams. Great gobs of torque at low rpm are the hallmark of electric motors, which is why they are used on subway cars and locomotives.
On Tuesday, Pennsylvania State Police honored their fallen troopers with a special ceremony in Harrisburg. A Detroit police officer remains in critical condition after being shot in the forehead last night.
Coming to the memory aspect, the device is expected to come with 6GB RAM instead of 8GB, as per both the sources. When it comes to battery size, the OnePlus 5 should feature a 3,600 mAh battery, complete with fast charging.
This in turn means calls, messages and notifications will not distract the driver and encourage them to look at and use the phone. Nissan has come up with a center compartment that can help prevent distracted driving called the Nissan Signal Shield .
If that's the case, Puerto Rico's bankruptcy would be almost five times bigger than Detroit's, which set a record in 2013. An earlier version of this article misstated the annual cost of fully servicing Puerto Rico's $73 billion in bond debt.
Issues of bilateral interest and regional security came under discussion during the meeting, the military media wing said. They were unanimous in their views that they are willing to go extra mile for furthering bilateral cooperation.
These were modern humans-Homo sapiens-that probably crossed from Siberia into what is today Alaska, by land or along the coast. More research still needs to be done but it looks like we might be rewriting the history books folks.
Documentary Films and United Kingdom broadcaster ITV will both broadcast a feature doc about the late Diana, Princess of Wales. Also, as the documentary features Prince Harry and Prince William , fans of the British monarchy will especially want to watch.
Mr Trump's chief of staff, Reince Priebus , told CBS News he was optimistic the health bill can reach the House floor "this week". Gridlock in Congress has been an impediment for past presidents, especially Trump's predecessor, former President Barack Obama .
Have you been looking ahead to the game? Xbox One pre-load begins at midnight on April 27, and PC pre-loads begin on May 3. Players take on the role of Morgan Yu as he fights to survive through the horde of aliens that has overrun his spacecraft.
Team India to participate in Champions Trophy
The objective of the SGM was to take a call on the revenue loss and governance reforms at the International Cricket Council (ICC). Reducing its revenue share and removing it from influential ICC committees constitutes a breach, in the BCCI's view.
Is Ubisoft Teasing Far Cry 5?
Could a remastered and beefed-up version of Far Cry 3 serve the same goal ? There are three possibilities, as we see it. It posted a piece of art from Far Cry 3 along with the caption "an island we never really left".
Turkey threatens further strikes on US-allied Syrian Kurds
Now U.S. troops are trying to stop the outbreak of violence between two of their closest allies in the region from escalating. That group is a key ally for Washington in the fight against ISIS in its self-proclaimed "capital" of Raqqa.
Toronto Blue Jays Highlight & Lowlights
He allowed one earned run on four hits while striking out three and walking two in 7 1/3 innings of work. Tampa Bay broke a scoreless tie in the eighth when Morrison scored on Daniel Robertson's bunt.
Ford Posts 35% Drop in Profit for First Quarter
Analysts attributed the beat to stronger-than-expected earnings in North America and at Ford Credit, the company's financing arm. Securities and Exchange Commission, Ford projected its first-quarter earnings per share to come in between 30 cents and 35 cents.