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Meijer - Far Cry 5 Xbox Day 1 Edition $24.99 - Video Game Deals - Cheap Ass Gamer
Posted Today, 12:45 AM I have not seen this posted. I assume $35.00 off is good for this game. Picked it up for that price to add to my backlog. via Pocket
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29 minutes ago by dcolanduno
Free $10 in PSVR Email - Video Game Deals - Cheap Ass Gamer
Scroll down for your code. No minumum purchase amount! This might just be for people who have PSVR, perhaps since the very beginning. Not sure though. via Pocket
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1 hour ago by dcolanduno
Lawsuit: "pivoting to video" was a disaster led by Facebook's cooked viewing data / Boing Boing
The company decided to "obfuscate the fact that we screwed up the math" by quietly retiring the erroneous metrics and replacing them with corrected metrics under a new name. For instance, Average Duration of Video Viewed would be replaced with Average Watch Time. [...] In August 2016, Facebook began reaching out privately to select, large advertisers, telling them that Facebook had "recently discovered a discrepancy" in the video ad average view metrics. Facebook pushed that message even as personnel internally emphasized that "we didn't recently discover a discrepancy." (emphasis added).
facebook  metrics  video  fail  lawsuits  content 
3 hours ago by jm
About PeerTube - QueerTube
À propos de PeerTube

PeerTube est une plateforme de streaming vidéo fédérée (ActivityPub) qui utilise P2P (WebTorrent) directement depuis le navigateur web.

C'est un logiciel libre et open-source, sous licence AGPLv3.

Pour plus d'informations, merci de visiter joinpeertube.org.
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3 hours ago by juliusbeezer
Sarah Paulson Has Twitchy Eye From 2017 - YouTube | https://www.youtube.com/
the wholesomeness of this comment section is a testament to how wonderful sarah paulson is
comedy  video  interview  forthecomments 
4 hours ago by kme
Did Facebook’s faulty data push news publishers to make terrible decisions on video? • Nieman Journalism Lab
Laura Hazard Owen:
<p>“We’re entering this new golden age of video,” Zuckerberg told BuzzFeed News in April 2016. “I wouldn’t be surprised if you fast-forward five years and most of the content that people see on Facebook and are sharing on a day-to-day basis is video.”

But even as Facebook executives were insisting publicly that video consumption was skyrocketing, it was becoming clear that some of the metrics the company had used to calculate time spent on videos were wrong. The Wall Street Journal reported in September 2016, three months after the Fortune panel, that Facebook had “vastly overestimated average viewing time for video ads on its platform for two years” by as much as “60 to 80 percent.” The company apologized in a blog post: “As soon as we discovered the discrepancy, we fixed it.”

A lawsuit filed by a group of small advertisers in California, however, argues that Facebook had known about the discrepancy for at least a year — and behaved fraudulently by failing to disclose it.

That could have had enormous consequences — not just for advertisers, who were making decisions about whether to shift resources from television to Facebook, but also for news organizations, who were simultaneously grappling with decisions about how to allocate editorial staff and what kinds of content creation to prioritize. Publishers’ “pivot to video” was driven largely by a belief that if Facebook was seeing users, in massive numbers, shift to video from text, the trend must be real for news video too — even if people within those publishers doubted the trend internally based on their own experiences, and even as research conducted by outside organizations continued to suggest that the video trend was overblown and that readers preferred text.</p>


Sometimes the overestimation was far bigger: inflated from 2 seconds average to 17.5s. That's the difference between "damn, stop and go back" to "let's see what this is like". And also an ad shown, or not.

There are also extracts from court filings, because a number of advertisers are extremely pissed off with Facebook. But it's the publishers, and the journalists who lost their jobs because they were writing text rather than shooting video (I'm thinking of you, Mashable), who should be more pissed off.
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4 hours ago by charlesarthur
Sarah Paulson Is Pretty Sure She's Friends with Rihanna - YouTube | https://www.youtube.com/
I need to see Sarah Paulson and Kristen Wiig in a movie together....now they could play sisters
comedy  interview  video 
4 hours ago by kme
Red Dead Redemption 2 PS4 - $34.99 via FB Marketplace - Video Game Deals - Cheap Ass Gamer
Same Facebook marketplace seller that was selling the $29.99 Dualshock 4's (Daily Steals) which people said worked out fine, product is in Spanish language packaging, they claim game is in english though. via Pocket
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4 hours ago by dcolanduno
Letter calls to breach dams on the Snake River | Q13
A group of killer whale scientists, including some from the UW, are urging lawmakers to take action to save Pacific Northwest orcas.
Q13  regl  video  !UWitM  2018  Giles.Deborah  orcas  Center.Conservation.Biology 
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