Theft, Lies, and Facebook Video
Hank Green

If Facebook wanted to, they could embed YouTube, GIFs and other media within the feed… so claiming that “because people don’t want to click to play a video from another site” they won’t interact with YouTube is kind of an observation of a problem created by Facebook.

We know how Capitalism works — it’s in FB’s best interest to use big data to show usage trends and there is mad money being made off of the distorted statistics.

While Matt may be concerned with creators, it’s in the best interests of the entity of Facebook to manipulate statistics, determine the most profitable user experiences, and, as always, to look bigger and badder than the other platforms — especially one with its flag planted in video for more than a decade by a bigger rival.

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