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Facebook’s Video Ambitions Cause Friction with Media

Naomi Gray
Facebook’s Video Ambitions Cause Friction with Media

Although Walt Disney (DIS) counts among American media giants whose broadcast divisions have partnered with Facebook (FB) for its Watch video news programming, the chemistry between Facebook and Disney isn’t perfect. The first half of 2018 brought more insights into the growing friction between traditional media companies and their technology counterparts. Last year, Disney announced that it was pulling its movies and shows from Netflix (NFLX) because it was preparing to launch its own streaming services that would compete with Netflix and other streaming services.