Facebook to Offer Video Creators Ad Revenue Sharing

Big news for content creators, especially those recently hit by YouTube’s change in its Partnership program.

Facebook may soon be offering video content creators opportunities to share in ad revenue.

Facebook may share ad money to lure creators from YouTube

According to CNBC‘s sources, Facebook wants to create a tiered advertising system that would allow creators to upload their content for free, then earn revenue from ads placed into the videos. That way, says CNBC, Facebook can fill its Watch platform with content it won’t have to pay for up front. CNBC‘s sources say that Facebook pays some creators for rights to their shows in the range of $10,000 to $500,000 per episode, while other shows are uploaded for free as a “partner.”

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