"I had to speak to someone," Mir said. "I was alone in my flat. I put the video on Facebook. That was my error." Mir said he left the video on Facebook for as little as 15 minutes before thinking the better of it and taking it down. It was too late. The footage had already been shared across the site and someone uploaded it to YouTube. Less than an hour after Mir removed the video from his page, he was startled to find it playing across his television screen.
7. And other platforms
"The challenge is not to get
the story published, but to
get the story into people’s
feeds — into their Twitter
timelines, into their inbox
and into their chat."
- Zach Seward, Quartz
• 50% referrals via mobile
• 75% via social BBC News Video on Instagram
Audiences not paying for online news
Q7a. Have you paid for ONLINE news content, or accessed a paid for ONLINE news service in the last year ? (This could be digital subscription,
combined digital/print subscription or one off payment for an article or app). Base: All markets 2015 – UK: 2149; Germany: 1969; Spain: 2026; Italy: 2006;
France: 1991; Denmark: 2019; Finland: 1509; USA: 2295; Urban Brazil: 2033; Japan: 2017: Ireland: 1501; Australia: 2042.
Smartphones are changing news consumption.
How do you get – and keep – audience attention?
Can innovation from legacy media operators be fast
and good enough to compete with the disrupters?
How do I best work with disrupters given the indirect
way (search, social) audiences find content?
And finally… Can I make it pay?
Questions for Industry