How Facebook is Stealing Billions of Views

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  • Published: 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

    Video by Smartereveryday:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L6A1Lt0kvMA

    Video about Youtube content ID by YMS:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nuTHhtCyzLg


    Other sources used in this video:


    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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    https://soundcloud.com/epicmountain/facebook

    https://epicmountainmusic.bandcamp.com/track/facebook

    http://epic-mountain.com


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    How Facebook is Stealing Billions of Views

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    • corrupted judge ERROR
      corrupted judge ERROR  3 days back

      There should be a rule saying you haft to link the original video or your post will be removed by votes or the original creator

    • Mis Mija
      Mis Mija  1 months back

      Can i share this to facebook SO facebook user will now ho facebook sucks

    • 2K18ban Valaki
      2K18ban Valaki  1 months back

      I can still remember when Facebook was saying on the pache they will newer use the site to Profit from advertisements

    • Rainbow Chan
      Rainbow Chan  2 months back

      Facebook is not come ming it's here we need an Ultimate plan !!!

  • Nexus Clarum
    Nexus Clarum  17 hours back

    I stopped using facebook like 10 years ago. Oh... and how surprising. A jew lizard stealing from others.

    • Apollyon
      Apollyon  23 hours back

      What to expect from Zuckerberg? He stole Facebook from other people.

      • Navint Abrar Oliver
        Navint Abrar Oliver  1 days back

        Well we all learn our lesson




        Uninstall facebook and download twitter

        • Jabez Luo
          Jabez Luo  2 days back

          Idea: Add in random places in your video: 'IF YOU FIND THIS IN FACEBOOK WITHOUT CREDITS IT IS STOLEN FROM '

          • Ilya Kuznetsov
            Ilya Kuznetsov  2 days back

            I’ve got a brilliant solution. Just don’t use damn facebook.

            • Im not racist I swear
              Im not racist I swear  3 days back

              Ahem - Instagram stealing memes

              • Pete F
                Pete F  3 days back

                Or each other either..

                What over the case of money?

                • Pete F
                  Pete F  3 days back

                  Removed my invalid claims comment did not erase it by the wrong means
                  Cause that's dangerous for everyone including self

                  • Meysam Ghaderyan
                    Meysam Ghaderyan  3 days back

                    Facebook: the most useless product on the planet

                    • Роман Евтюхин

                      Facebook is a piece of shit.





                      vkontakte is better)

                      • Rezo98
                        Rezo98  5 days back

                        Why steal

                        • TheBlackCrow
                          TheBlackCrow  5 days back

                          Facebook would probably steal even this video

                          • Human Candy
                            Human Candy  5 days back

                            Shoots fired

                            • the crying cat
                              the crying cat  5 days back

                              there is a reason why YouTube recommended this

                              • Luke Williamson
                                Luke Williamson  6 days back

                                Like if FACEBOOK is crap

                                • I.Z
                                  I.Z  7 days back

                                  1.9 dislikes is from the video thieves

                                  • Eduard Hübner
                                    Eduard Hübner  1 weeks back

                                    Wow, this is incredibly biased and doesn't life up to the usual Kurzgesagt standard in terms of research and presentation. Maybe don't make videos when angry?
                                    Convolution of Facebook hosting and posting the videos themselves, pretending copying without citation is stealing even when the content was translated for massive markets that you don't even cater to... Really, you shouldn't do videos on things you take personally. More badly researched, extremely biased content like this and your channel will lose viewers. One of your channels main selling points is that you try very hard to deliver objective, well researched points of view. This isn't the case here.

                                    • MarkOF Anarchy
                                      MarkOF Anarchy  1 weeks back

                                      Power conducts through wealth

                                      • Mr. Stick
                                        Mr. Stick  1 weeks back

                                        I don’t watch Facebook

                                        • Daniel De Fraia
                                          Daniel De Fraia  1 weeks back

                                          Hi Kurzgesagt.
                                          Has something changed regarding this topic? Or are facebook politics still the same?

                                          • JJvids
                                            JJvids  7 days back

                                            Daniel De Fraia they are the same if not worse. They had a beta program to ban pirated videos but other than that, nothing has changed.There are numerous problems on the website ranging from unskippable ads to Facebook message spams to of course fake news. Zuckerburg is a rich dick who doesn't give a shit about these problems because he has millions of middle aged adults oblivious to these awful problems. Facebook is the used car salesman of the internet.

                                        • Vladmir Putin
                                          Vladmir Putin  1 weeks back

                                          Lol I'm going to rig this system now

                                          • Fortnite and Intertainment

                                            Triggered🤬

                                            • GALAXY STARS
                                              GALAXY STARS  1 weeks back

                                              how 8 billion views isn't that the amount of people on Earth
                                              I don't have facebook
                                              thats how you know its fake views

                                              • Carson Fujita Turnbull - Mayfield SS (2452)

                                                Poor creators ;-;

                                                • Death the Kid is here
                                                  Death the Kid is here  2 weeks back

                                                  Thank you for the heads up.. now I might become a lawyer and sue Facebook!!

                                                  • InsertRandomName
                                                    InsertRandomName  2 weeks back

                                                    Funny how all that stuff is now happening on Youtube too.

                                                    • P / G
                                                      P / G  2 weeks back

                                                      copy the link instead of downloading and uploading it on facebook...

                                                      • Joe Sanchez
                                                        Joe Sanchez  2 weeks back

                                                        The 1.9K dislikes are the content stealers

                                                        • Jonathan Davis
                                                          Jonathan Davis  2 weeks back

                                                          MEWTWO 4:58

                                                          • Adrian Doan
                                                            Adrian Doan  2 weeks back

                                                            Thanos snaps the memes away with article 13. FB:I don't feel so good

                                                            • WTF no
                                                              WTF no  2 weeks back

                                                              Let’s not forget that the front page of reddit has lots of reposts

                                                              • Errolle Lacson
                                                                Errolle Lacson  2 weeks back

                                                                I cant really do much about it, so i just spam links on the channels of the creator and advising everyone to watched the video on youtube to support them

                                                                • Yis Pinto
                                                                  Yis Pinto  2 weeks back

                                                                  Can someonr tell me if this is a true?

                                                                  • Zara Alorrayed
                                                                    Zara Alorrayed  2 weeks back

                                                                    I love this

                                                                    • Dorothy Isidro
                                                                      Dorothy Isidro  2 weeks back

                                                                      *THOSE BASTARDS!!!*

                                                                      RRRRRRREEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

                                                                      • Roan the Delphox
                                                                        Roan the Delphox  2 weeks back

                                                                        Well not surprised, considering the Facebook is ran by a damn alien.

                                                                        • bu yu
                                                                          bu yu  2 weeks back

                                                                          detecto

                                                                          • Airin Anggraini
                                                                            Airin Anggraini  2 weeks back

                                                                            Twitter started to do things like this anyway. They kinda put a source but the source is a false source.

                                                                            • Pierre R.
                                                                              Pierre R.  2 weeks back

                                                                              I hate facebook. They are a bad company. Zuckerberg is an asshole who got rich by crimes and theft. Facebook should be destroyed.

                                                                              • Neternis
                                                                                Neternis  2 weeks back

                                                                                You could just put them on Facebook for no copyrights

                                                                                • jim z
                                                                                  jim z  2 weeks back

                                                                                  Facebook is a cancer.

                                                                                  • CatSaver
                                                                                    CatSaver  2 weeks back

                                                                                    Mark zuckerberg has left the Chat

                                                                                    • Damain King
                                                                                      Damain King  2 weeks back

                                                                                      After 4 years this is still true

                                                                                      • Nicholas Visinaiz
                                                                                        Nicholas Visinaiz  2 weeks back

                                                                                        Disgusting.

                                                                                        • Michael Beers
                                                                                          Michael Beers  2 weeks back

                                                                                          The Facebook Empire

                                                                                          Built from another’s empire

                                                                                          • Missy Extra
                                                                                            Missy Extra  2 weeks back

                                                                                            Come on you Lizard!