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DAZN offers Brazilian users live streaming of soccer matches on Facebook and YouTube

Sports streaming platform DAZN has entered the Brazilian market with the transmission of one Serie A match on Facebook and YouTube. In March 2019, the company will launch its OTT SVOD service in the country. Coverage is available free and began on Friday December 7 with the match between Juventus and Inter for the Italian [...]

Facebook signs deal to stream Copa Libertadores matches

Facebook has acquired the rights to live stream the 2019-2022 Copa Libertadores matches, the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) said on Friday. The social media will broadcast 46 games a year, 27 of them exclusively. Facebook, which recently launched its Watch platform globally, acquired the exclusive rights to transmit Thursday night matches, which will be [...]

Facebook launches Watch globally

After a year of its launch in the United States, Facebook announced the expansion of Watch worldwide. This is one of the main initiatives of the company, with an offer including original series, news and sports. Watch is a tab within Facebook with original short and long-form content. The platform was launched in August last [...]

Facebook to live stream Champions League games in Latin America

Facebook has secured rights to broadcast certain UEFA Champions League games in Spanish-speaking Latin American territories until 2021, UEFA said on Wednesday. The social network will live stream for free 32 live matches each season, including the final and UEFA Super Cup. UEFA is pleased to announce the award of certain media rights to Facebook [...]

Televisa adds Facebook to World Cup multiplatform coverage

Televisa Deportes announced that it will use Facebook to complement its World Cup coverage, which also includes pay TV, free-to-air TV, websites and apps. In a statement, the Mexican giant said that fans on Facebook can use the augmented reality masks to “wear the shirt of the Mexican National Team”, among other options. In addition, [...]

Instagram reportedly preparing new long-form video feature

Instagram is reportedly preparing to launch a new feature that will allow users to post videos up to an hour in length, reported The Wall Street Journal citing sources familiar with the matter. With this strategy, the social network, which is owned by Facebook, would compete directly with YouTube. Currently, Instagram allows users to post [...]

Facebook partners with CNN, Fox News and Univision to launch original news shows

Facebook announced the launch of new original news shows, which will be part of a dedicated section within its Watch video platform. For this initiative, the social network partnered with ABC, Fox News, CNN and Univision – which will offer content in Spanish- among others companies. They will debut later this summer (in the Northern [...]

Facebook to stream MLB games

Facebook has signed a deal with Major League Baseball (MLB) to stream 25 games this season, which will be distributed exclusively on Facebook Watch in the United States, and globally on the show Page, excluding select international markets. The first game will be broadcast on April 4 and it will be available on smartphones and [...]