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Facebook Watch Is Company's New Plan For Online Video

With nearly 2 billion users, Facebook could further disrupt an online video space — and compete with YouTube and other networks for ad revenue.
The new Watch platform is Facebook's big to organize online video into marketable shows. Source: Facebook

Promising online shows that run from comedy and reality to live sports, Facebook says its new Watch platform will let creators connect with their audiences — and earn money in the process. The social media giant's plan calls for using ads to monetize video.

With nearly 2 billion users, Facebook could further disrupt an online video

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