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Rappler's latest stories on Facebook video


Malacañang dismisses 'Totoong Narco List' video as black propaganda

Apr 03, 2019 - 8:46 PM

(UPDATED) Paolo Duterte calls the allegations in the video an 'invention' and blames a certain 'J.S.' for it

Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte and President Duterte's son-in-law Atty. Mans Carpio attend the Senate hearing on the P6.4B BOC shabu smuggling on September 7, 2017. Photo by Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

The perils of Facebook’s pivot to video

Oct 22, 2018 - 10:09 AM

How Facebook video's shifting algorithms and undisclosed discrepancies hurt advertisers and publishers alike

Facebook launches Portal, an AI video-calling device

Oct 09, 2018 - 11:34 AM

The device, which will be available for pre-order in the United States from Monday, is designed to allow users to make video calls at home without having to stand immediately in front of the screen or hold a phone at arm's length.

PORTAL, BY FACEBOOK. Facebook's Portal is a video calling device that has Alexa and artificial intelligence built-in. Image from Facebook.

DOTr depicts Bertiz as 'hot-headed' passenger during security checks

Oct 05, 2018 - 7:35 PM

It appears that the Department of Transportation is not taking any of ACTS-OFW Representative John Bertiz' excuses over the airport security controversy

SECURITY CHECK. Department of Transportation posts a cartoon showing security check reminders. Photo courtesy of DOTr

Facebook fact check partners can now flag misleading photos, videos

Sep 14, 2018 - 6:17 PM

Third-party fact checking organizations can now rate media that is directly uploaded to the platform

Facebook rolls out 'Watch' video service worldwide

Aug 29, 2018 - 2:01 PM

The product is not designed for 'mindless consumption' but to get people 'engaged,' says Fidji Simo, Facebook's vice president for video

WATCH. Facebook's long-form video feature will have to compete with YouTube and Netflix for attention. Image from Facebook

Facebook to demote content with fake video play buttons

Aug 18, 2017 - 3:30 PM

Videos with static images are also in the social network s crosshairs as part of its crackdown on video clickbait

FAKE PLAY BUTTON. The deceptive measure is being curbed by the social network. Photo from Facebook.

Commercial breaks are coming to Facebook videos

Feb 24, 2017 - 5:20 PM

The social network is currently testing the video ads in the US for both live and pre recorded videos

AD BREAK. Eligible live video creators can press a dollar sign to feed a 20-second ad to viewers during broadcast. Phone screenshot from Facebook.

'Chewbacca Mom' rules Facebook's top live videos for 2016

Dec 12, 2016 - 8:20 PM

Candace Payne who hilariously showed off her Chewbacca mask to the rest of cyberspace tops the list with 164 million views

Facebook apologizes for video metric miscalculation

Sep 25, 2016 - 11:47 AM

The social network assures users it has corrected the formula for calculating average duration of video viewed

CLEAR VIEW. Mark Zuckerberg's company acknowledges that earning partner trust requires transparency. Photo by Tobias Schwarz/AFP

Facebook launches 360 Video for iOS, Gear VR

Nov 13, 2015 - 7:55 PM

Will you share 360 video content more than a photo?

360 Videos on iPhone. Photo by Facebook.

Facebook to ramp up video viewing features

Oct 14, 2015 - 10:00 AM

The new features in testing come in a growing challenge to YouTube which would be sidestepped as viewers flit between videos at Facebook

FACEBOOK VIDEOS. A file picture dated November 28, 2013 shows a man using the social networking site Facebook on his phone at a cafe in Hanoi, Vietnam. File Photo by Luong Thai Linh/EPA

Facebook Messenger gets video calling in select countries

Apr 28, 2015 - 8:50 PM

Users in select countries where the service will be available can now just tap a button to switch a Messenger conversation into a video call

VIDEO CALLING. Image from Facebook.

'Sexual Health: Shout or Shush?' winners announced

Jan 16, 2013 - 12:44 PM

3 major winners and 7 other finalists were chosen from over 20 videos sent