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Sony, CSS form Crackle Plus JV; Crackle shows profit in Q1

Crackle in the US and Canada will form the core of Crackle Plus, which SPT and CSS said will have an audience of nearly 10 million monthly active users on its owned and operated networks, as well as millions of additional users from SPT’s ad rep business. CSS Entertainment will also contribute the rights to six owned and operated AVOD networks (Popcornflix, Truli, Popcornflix Kids, Popcornflix Comedy, Frightpix and Espanolflix) to the JV, along with subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) platform Pivotshare. – Michelle Clancy, Rapid TV News » http://bit.ly/30s4IuT
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YouTuber Sends Lawyer After UFC to Stop ‘Unfair’ Takedown Notices

Frustrated by the continued takedowns, MacKay decided to take a stand. He reached out to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) to help him address the matter. The EFF was happy to oblige and this week attorney Alex Moss sent a letter to the UFC, demanding that it stops sending unwarranted notices. – Ernesto, TorrentFreak » http://bit.ly/2VHIdmW

TV networks to advertisers: Hey, we’ll have streaming services, too

Though networks did largely mention the brand “safety” of their offerings, hinting at the major stumbles YouTube and Facebook have had in the streaming of “unsafe” content, Havas Media SVP and managing director Diana Bernstein said in an email she didn’t feel it was a big theme. Instead, she said, networks were more focused on content. – Megan Graham, CNBC » https://cnb.cx/2Hw0gmj

Steam Link now lets you beam Steam games to your iOS devices

Because there’s no way most PC games would be fun on a touchscreen, you’ll probably want a controller — Valve says that Made for iPhone-certified controllers should work, as will its own Steam-branded controller. The company also notes that for best performance, the computer doing the streaming should be hardwired to your router, and your iOS device should be running on your Wi-Fi network’s 5Ghz band. – Greg Kumparak, TechCrunch » https://tcrn.ch/2WNcuNM

Beyonce’s ‘Homecoming’ Premiere on Netflix Drew 1.1 Million U.S. Viewers, Nielsen Says

On its premiere date (April 17), the concert film on Netflix reached 1.1 million U.S. viewers and garnered an average minute audience of 828,000 viewers, according to Nielsen. The film — following Beyoncé and her performance at 2018 Coachella, which paid homage to America’s historically black colleges and universities — received a similar average minute viewing audience over the course of the next few days heading into the April 20-21 weekend. – Todd Spangler, Variety » http://bit.ly/2Eb0jD1

Facebook unveils a ‘one-strike’ policy for live streaming violations

The policy applies not just to violations on Facebook Live streaming alone. Users could also be banned from live streaming if they share links to statements from terrorist groups without any context, for instance. Rosen said that Facebook plans to expand the restrictions to other parts of the platform and soon, users who violate its standards will no longer be able to create ads. – Steve Dent, Engadget » https://engt.co/2LKPYUB
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