Facebook Inc. is paying professional videogame teams and others in the esports industry to post videos on the social network, part of a shift in strategy to deliver more-polished programming to the company’s nearly two billion monthly users.
On Thursday, the European Union’s powerful antitrust chief fined the social network 110 million euros, or about $122 million, for giving misleading statements during the company’s $19 billion acquisition of the internet messaging service WhatsApp in 2014.
They’re already pledging to embark on a take-no-prisoners political crusade — one that also threatens to make the internet’s most intractable debate even louder and harder to solve.
Spotify helped popularize streaming music when downloading, or pirating, songs was mainstream. Now, the service may be veering away from the mainstream in going public.
The surge in cord-cutting has set off a race among media companies to be included in new “skinny” streaming bundles that are reshaping the American television landscape.
comScore today announced comScore OTT Intelligence, a syndicated service that measures U.S. household viewing of over-the-top (OTT) content on television screens.
Faced with subscriber and viewership losses, Walt Disney Co.’s DIS -2.47% ESPN is planning to launch digital subscription services focused on particular sports, teams and regions.
Next-gen user interfaces such as Comcast’s X1 video platform, as well as virtual MVPD services like Hulu’s new livestreaming platform, are further eroding network branding by pushing channels behind programming genres, Barclay’s analyst Kannan Venkateshwar said.