Social media service looks to hit viewership home run with streaming package
Facebook will produce 25 games during the 2018 season
Will be available on Facebook Watch starting at 6:30 p.m. ET, March 4
Facebook and the Golden Globes are now friends, as the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and dick clark productions have announced a new partnership with the social media website to serve as the exclusive live streaming platform for the official red carpet pre-show for the 75th Golden Globe Awards.
Facebook product director Daniel Danker, who delivered an opening keynote address at IBC yesterday, said that video was “exploding” on Facebook, with video content making up 50 percent of all the company’s mobile data traffic.
Facebook and YouTube views will become an official measuring source for Nielsen Digital Content Ratings, per a new press release.
Facebook recently launched its Facebook Live API, which allows for live streaming of video content to the social media site’s users.
Fox Sports is launching a new talk show shot entirely on iPhones and iPads and simultaneously live streamed on four platforms – Facebook, Periscope, YouTube and Fox Sports Go.
New VR experience part of Facebook 360 Video feature