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Google signs five-year news content deal with AFP

Google announced its five-year content partnership with the Agence France-Presse (AFP) news agency to make payment for its news content.News organizations, which have lost online advertising revenue to online aggregators like Google and Facebook, have complained that tech companies are using articles in search results or other features without payment. . New laws in France […]

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Facebook Inks signs deal with French publishers to pay for news content

Top line Facebook has signed an agreement with a French lobby group that represents 300 French publishers to pay for news content circulating on its users’ feeds, several media reported Thursday, as publishers around the world stressed the need for the social media giant to offset their content that generates advertising revenue for Facebook. Facebook […]

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Facebook whistleblower describes competing motivations in the company’s approach to news content

Is Facebook bad for the company and is the company knowingly contributing to division and angst, in order to maximize usage and profit? It’s a key question that has persisted for a few years, especially since the 2016 U.S. election. And now we get a glimpse of Facebook’s own thinking on the subject – over […]

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Apple will cut fees if publishers provide Apple News content

Apple CEO Tim Cook arrives for Apple’s “The Morning Show” World Premiere at Lincoln Center – David Geffen Hall on October 28, 2019 in New York City. Angela Weiss | AFP | Getty Images News publishers who participate in Apple News will be eligible to reduce Apple’s first-year app subscription reduction from 30% to 15%, […]

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France fines Google $593m over news content fight

Google was fined 500 million euros, or $593 million, by French competition authorities on Tuesday for failing to negotiate a “good faith” agreement with publishers to disseminate information on its platform. , a victory for media companies that have fought to make up for a drop in ad revenue they attribute to the Silicon Valley […]

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Charging Tech Giants to Use Traditional Media News Content – Legislative Issues Review

A few weeks ago, the news was abuzz with the controversy over a australian law that would do social media companies and even search engine pay for their provision of content from traditional media. While the controversy was high, there were articles in numerous general interest publications asking if this model could work outside of […]

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Facebook agrees to pay News Corp. Australia for news content: NPR

An illustration of a post seen on Facebook mobile last month, when Facebook banned publishers and users in Australia from posting and sharing news content amid a dispute over a new law obliging technology platforms to pay for it. Robert Cianflone ​​/ Getty Images hide caption toggle legend Robert Cianflone ​​/ Getty Images An illustration […]

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Facebook to spend $ 1 billion on news content over three years

Facebook Inc. FB -0.02% has said it will spend at least $ 1 billion on licensing from news publishers over the next three years, a commitment that comes as tech giants come under close scrutiny from governments around the world for paying for news content that appears on their platforms. The spending plans come on […]

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Australia passes law forcing Facebook and Google to pay for news content

The Australian government has passed a new law forcing Google and Facebook to negotiate with the media to pay for their content or face arbitration. “This is an important step”, noted Josh Frydenberg, the Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party who spearheaded the new law. “This legislation will help level the playing field and see […]

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Google and Nine strike $ 30 million a year deal for news content

Google has agreed to pay Nine Entertainment Co more than $ 30 million in cash per year for the use of its news content, a major step forward for the search giant and the media company ahead of the news introduction. negotiation laws. Industry sources familiar with the talks, who spoke anonymously due to nondisclosure […]

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Google to pay News Corp for topical content in global deal

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp said it has entered into a three-year pact with Google under which the publisher will provide the internet giant with news content from sites around the world in return for “big payments from Google.” News Corp sites joining the Google News Showcase include the Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, MarketWatch, and the […]