A FILE PHOTO of Stickers bearing the Facebook logo is pictured at the Facebook Inc. F8 developers conference in San Jose, California, united states, April 30, 2019. REUTERS/Stephen Lam/File Photo
(Reuters) – Facebook Inc said on Wednesday the monthly active users of the video service, which had doubled since December, while the announcement of more partnerships with international broadcasters and publishers in its bid to take on the Alphabet, Inc.’ s YouTube.
Approximately 720 million people on a monthly basis and to the 140 million people every day now, for at least one minute every day on Facebook to Watch, according to the company, for the account of the expansion of the company’s cash-generating commercial breaks of service in Canada, and five new ones.
The company has rolled out a video service worldwide, last year, only one year after it was released in the United States of america, and 75 million people to spend at least a minute for the service to daily in December.
Facebook said to work with global publishers to bring popular shows like ” The Voice of Germany, Germany’s Next Top Model, and match previews, as well as highlights from the ongoing Cricket World Cup, a Watch, a platform.
The company is also investing in its Originals, the service is pushing ahead with its expansion into the YouTube territory, in spite of the increasing demand for how to get user-generated videos will be able to serve as gateways to radicalisation.
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Facebook has received flak from regulators in the past year, on how it takes care of the content in the platforms, and the controls in place for publishers looking to monetize their content through ad breaks.
In order to be eligible, the pages needed to create 3-minute videos, which have resulted in more than $ 30,000, the 1-minute view into the last two months, more than 10,000 Facebook followers, and will be located in a country where the commercial breaks will be available.
All of the videos that ad breaks will also be subject to a partly automated, partly human-driven review process focuses on the safeguarding of the company’s content guidelines.
Report by Mekhla Raina and Subrat Patnaik in Bengaluru; editing by Patrick Graham