Al Jazeera’s distributed content unit generated 2.2 billion Facebook video views in 2015

by Ricardo Bilton
Al Jazeera’s 15-month-old digital-only offshoot, AJ+, has made a big bet on distributed content, trading a website for an editorial strategy centered on building audiences directly on Facebook and other platforms. Its output, focused on social issues, is created with mobile viewing in mind — which is to say, short, sharable and made so that it can be viewed with the sound off.Read the full article

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