Facebook declared on Wednesday a few 720 million people are seeing its original video shows, making it an increasing part of the social network as it wades into the territory of YouTube and other rivals. The social networking declared ad breaks will now be available in Canada, and that it will be adding help for 5 extra languages — Kannada, Marathi, Punjabi, Swedish and Telugu.
The “Facebook Watch” service has been increasing since it was unveiled in 2017, and now includes shows produced by partners such as MTV, CNN, and Univision along with some from “creators” like those who make video clips for Google-owned YouTube. Facebook declared a few 720 million customers view at least one minute per month of its videos, and 140 million people use the service daily. “We are also continuing our strategy of investing in a range of articles that encourages discussions and connections,” Facebook declared in a statement.