Facebook, Inc (NASDAQ:FB) hopes that everything will play out according to plan. Its shows will most probably be running the gamut from the scripted programs to live event coverage.
Recently, a lot of people have been flocking the provider’s platform in an effort to watch videos. Daniel Danker, Facebook’s director of video product spoke in relation to the matter. He said they had put all measures in place to ensure that all persons visiting the platform easily accessed video.
Most of them will be hoping to connect with the various publishers and creators that they adore. The management will see to it that they get exactly what they want and that of course will include watching the latest episodes from one of the creators. However, the longer-form scripted comedies and dramas that a lot of people are fond of are missing. Instead, there are plenty of reality shows, mini-documentaries and sports coverage.
Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook opines, “We believe it’s possible to rethink a lot of experiences through the lens of building community –including watching video it doesn’t necessarily have to be passive.”
By opening Watch, one will be able to quickly scroll through a listing of shows and they just need to choose the one that interest them. Upon opening a given episode, will be able to read the associated details. There is also a tab where you can go ahead ands leave a comment after watching the show of your choice.
As a matter of fact, one won’t be coming across any specific content restrictions .The standards set are reasonable and Facebook has assured all its users that it will be looking out for all those shows that get flagged.
The various publishers will be entitled to doing what they prefer. For instance earning money off their shows might require inserting ad breaks. There might be that instance where the publisher wishing to give away their content. In such a scenario, there won’t be any need to show ads.