How Facebook is Stealing Billions of Views

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  • Published on: 10 November 2015
  • Facebook just announced 8 billion video views per day. This number is made out of lies, cheating and worst of all: theft. All of this is wildly known but the media giant Facebook is pretending everything is fine, while damaging independent creators in the process. How does this work?

    Hank Greens Article:
    https://medium.com/@hankgreen/theft-lies-and-facebook-video-656b0ffed369

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    http://www.theverge.com/2015/3/31/8312987/please-dont-share-tyrese-gibsons-facebook-posts

    http://mashable.com/2015/07/08/facebook-video-theft-problem/#fpVrTqyU4Zqx

    http://broadmark.de/allgemein/facebook-erreicht-8-milliarden-videoaufrufe-tag/39256/?

    http://mashable.com/2015/09/01/facebook-could-soon-start-to-crack-down-on-pirated-videos/#XlTjV83NRSq3

    http://de.slideshare.net/socialogilvy/the-rise-of-multiplatform-video-why-brands-need-a-multiplatform-video-strategy

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dLqCz5xBwGk

    http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/technology/2015/07/freebooting_stolen_youtube_videos_going_viral_on_facebook.html

    http://mic.com/articles/123368/facebook-video-vs-youtube

    http://mashable.com/2015/07/08/facebook-video-theft-problem/#fpVrTqyU4Zqx

    http://media.fb.com/2015/08/27/an-update-on-video-management-on-facebook/

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COMMENTS: 40

  • hewwo 2000
    hewwo 2000   6 hours ago

    Im surprised that facebook didnt comment something on this

  • Oliver Hunt
    Oliver Hunt   14 hours ago

    I always copy/paste the link from youtube so that it brings people to YouTube directly

  • TotallySolar
    TotallySolar   19 hours ago

    But 8 billion people weren't even around in 2015

  • Desmond DeSilva
    Desmond DeSilva   19 hours ago

    I mean the guy who owns Facebook IS Mark Zuckerberg. The guy who stole the idea of Facebook from the very beginning.

  • Asph 012
    Asph 012   1 days ago

    So they are a dirty company? Right?

  • Anjana Jain
    Anjana Jain   1 days ago

    Facebook is a cheater,we need it to take steps to stop this

  • That one guy
    That one guy   3 days ago

    Face book: 8 Billion views guys! Me: What I thought there was only 7+ Billion people not 8

  • SPORT EDITTZ
    SPORT EDITTZ   3 days ago

    Well you can actually say the same about Instagram

  • Diana Solis
    Diana Solis   3 days ago

    You're an original channel, you deserve better :(

  • Jack Frosterton
    Jack Frosterton   4 days ago

    How does 17 million views on one video, being one of only many videos that are "constantly" stolen, totalling into the hundreds of millions of views perhaps, give the creator "close to no exposure at all"

  • undeadbobop
    undeadbobop   5 days ago

    Time to steal this video and put it on facebook.

  • Kieran S
    Kieran S   5 days ago

    CHEATER!!!!!!!! FACEBOOK IS A CHEATER!!!!

  • Elliot Tian
    Elliot Tian   6 days ago

    2.1K Facebook monsters disliked this video

  • Paul Davis
    Paul Davis   1 weeks ago

    I deleted my facebook account 5 years ago, they no longer have my attention and I am just one person out of a few million who have also gone this route. They have lost out on allot of profits.

  • Paul Davis
    Paul Davis   1 weeks ago

    This is awesome. A professional production calling out Facebook for being the creepy uncle we always knew they were.

  • George Billa
    George Billa   1 weeks ago

    Facebook to this video: hippity hoppity this is my propertyMe:i aint surprised,facebook is ran by a lizard....Article 13:alright guys imma head out

  • Euro001
    Euro001   1 weeks ago

    Your video has been stollen btw

  • Mukul Namagiri
    Mukul Namagiri   1 weeks ago

    brother even in instagram there are lots of stolen content pages pls spread a word

  • cursed boi
    cursed boi   1 weeks ago

    me: I bet someone is going to steal thisperson: I dont steal thisme: ::::::OOOOO

  • Something_to_appease_Google

    I run another channel and have a big fucking watermark on all the videos. If people steal any it’ll be hard for them to remove the watermark so people will always know to go back to my channel.

  • Max H
    Max H   1 weeks ago

    Freebooting! Any hello internet fans here?

  • trollderiu
    trollderiu   1 weeks ago

    Really lIke england and pirates lol