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Facebook exceeds its projections for Q316 but warns that revenue growth will begin to deaccelerate

Facebook has exceeded the expectations by netting revenues for U$D 2.380 million during Q316, 166% growth compared to the U$D 896 million in revenues from the previous year. Revenue growth for the quarter was 56%, up to U$D 7.011 million, higher than the expected U$D 6.930 million. Facebook CFO, David Wehner warned that the revenue [...]

Caracol readies new web series

Caracol Televisións digital unit, Caracol Next, highlighted the good performance of its new 360° for Facebook and other digital platforms, and announced the launch of new short format videos.   One of these developments this year was the implementation of virtual reality and 360º videos during the Colombian National Soccer Teams match against Venezuela in the [...]

Facebook adds Instant Video feature to Messenger app

Facebook added a new feature that allows users to share videos with friends while chatting in Messenger app. It is called “Instant Video” and according to Facebook, Its perfect for sharing quick moments with friends who arent right by your side or making your conversations richer by seeing each other face-to-face when you are messaging. [...]

Facebook launches teens-only app Lifestage

Facebook has launched Lifestage, a new social media app aimed at school teenagers under 21 years-old. Users can upload videos with its personal information based on what they like or dislike. Initially, it is only available on Apple devices in the U.S.   According to its creator, Michael Sayman, the idea was to take Facebook [...]

Machinima revamps its channels

Multi-channel network Machinima has revamped the programming lineup of several of its channels across social video platforms such as YouTube and Facebook, in a move to better reach the audience segments within the universe of gamers and alpha fans.   Among the changes, Prime channel has rebranded as Primr and is now focused on geek-centric, [...]

Facebook confirms its progress in the video market

Facebook informed that it has ended the second quarter with 1.71 billion monthly active users, up 15 percent from a year ago. During the presentation of the results, Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg, highlighted how important is the video market for the company.   In Q216, the Silicon Valley company reported solid results across almost every [...]

Facebook explained its new online video business at the NexTV Series South America 2016

  NexTV Series South America 2016 gathered on June 15th and 16th at the Plaza Hotel Buenos Aires, Argentina, Pay-TV, film, Free-to-Air TV and OTT executives as well as representatives of YouTube channels, to open the debate on new business models and the relationships between technology and service providers, value aggregators and content distributors.   The Executive [...]

Facebook tripled both online video consumption as their profits and would launch independent audiovisual app

  US social network Facebook announced during in the presentation of its financial results for the first quarter of 2016 that it had tripled both the consumption of online video as its profits, which totaled USD 1.5 billion. It is worth mentioning that the company changed its search algorithm to prioritize this type of content. [...]

Foodie video multiplatform network Tastemade was released for Spanish speaking America

  US multiplatform network dedicated to culinary videos Tastemade announced that it has launched its Spanish versions with the goal of expanding its presence throughout Latin America. The digital network already has a very strong impact in Brazil.   Tastemade has a network of contents on major social media like YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and [...]