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  • Facebook pushes video features
  • Facebook pushes video features
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Facebook pushes video features

While YouTube is the undisputed leader in online video, Facebook gets 1 billion video views every day. In an attempt to highlight this, in August 2014 Facebook integrated a play counter into its video player - trying to snare the attention of potential video advertisers.



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