Thursday June 4, 2020

Conor Brophy: Are content producers merely feeding the Facebook beast?

Will content providers one day find themselves on the menu?

22nd May, 2016
Facebook has changed it's features dramatically since it was first launched Pic: Getty

Facebook Instant Articles has just celebrated its first birthday and, from the social network’s point of view, it has been an instant success.

Instant Articles was introduced to provide a better and, above all, faster experience for users viewing content from third-party publishers that had been shared on Facebook.

In an interview with the Verge on the occasion of its first birthday Will Cathcart, a vice-president of product management at Facebook with responsibility...

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