Facebook Signs Deals For Original Video Shows
mediaexpress.reuters.com: You may one day be watching your favorite original shows on Facebook...
Sources telling Reuters the social media giant has teamed up with Vox Media, BuzzFeed and others to bring users a video service with entertainment and news.
The original videos will come in the form of episodes lasting 20 to 30 minutes, and shorter 5 to 10-minute shows.
The move is part of a push to bring in new ad revenue and is expected to put the company in head-to-head competition with YouTube Red, Snapchat's Discover feature and traditional TV.