Mark Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg: 360-degree video and VR will be ‘killer app’ for 5G

Three hundred and sixty degree video and ultimately virtual reality will become mainstream ways of “sharing experiences” that will drive the next wave of mobile network upgrades, according to Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook. Speaking at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona yesterday, Zuckerberg said that improvements in bandwidth meant that using video was now a […]

Facebook looks to dedicated video offering

Facebook is looking to launch a dedicated video offering as engagement with video content on the service continues to grow.    Speaking on the company’s fourth quarter a full year earnings call, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that 100 million hours of video are now watched each day on Facebook, while COO Sheryl Sandberg said that […]

Facebook claims eight billion daily video views

Facebook now claims more than eight billion daily video views, with more than 500 million people watching content through the service each day. The social network’s CEO, Mark Zuckerberg revealed the figures during the firm’s third quarter earnings call, claiming that video is an area “where we continue to make progress.” “We’ve added live video […]

Facebook hits one billion user milestone

One billion people, or one in seven of the world’s population, used Facebook on a single day this week for the first time in the social network’s history. Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the milestone, which was reached on Monday, in a personal Facebook post, claiming it is “just the beginning of connecting […]

Facebook opens up videos to the wider web

Facebook is now letting viewers watch and interact with Facebook videos from anywhere on the web, with the launch of its new embedded video player. Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the launch as part of his opening keynote at Facebook’s annual F8 developer conference in San Francsisco this week. Facebook described the player […]