Content under attack … and a solution

This has been a depressing week for me. It seems that everywhere I look, the most creative and generous people on the web are under attack as big companies gobble up their ideas and content. At the end of the post I would like to propose a solution — at least a partial one — to this problem. My sobering week started when I attended a talk at Columbia University School of Jou ...Read the full article

How Facebook is Stealing Billions of Views

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/ Get the music of the video here: https://soundcloud.com/epicmountain/facebook https://epicmountainmusic.bandcamp.com/track/facebook http://epic-mountain.com http://kurzgesagt.org https://www.reddit.com/r/kurzgesagt https://www.facebook.com/Kurzgesagt https://twitter.com/Kurz_Gesagt How Facebook is Stealing Billions of Views Help us caption & translate this video! http://amara.org/v/HWix/