But Ramos wasn’t on TV or on Fusion’s website: His reports that night were streamed on his Facebook page, where one hourlong stream attracted about 7,000 concurrent viewers and nearly 3.6 million views since Feb. The Iowa video streams were just the latest for Ramos and his “America with Jorge Ramos” production team, which has been experimenting with Facebook video for the past four months.In that time, Ramos has managed to grow his Facebook following from 190,000 fans to more than 1.5 million today.
Every time a new social network pops up, going out and cultivating a new audience, it takes a lot of work,” said Allison Rockey, director of programming for
“Strategically, [Facebook] is a great place for live video because you already have a built-in audience there who you know likes your content.” has also begun to experiment with live video, with its first few videos focusing on behind-the-desk commentary with Ezra Klein and other reporters.
For instance, this 20-minute video features Klein going in-depth about the differences between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton, and what that means for the future of American politics if either are elected.
“That justifies Jorge getting out of the anchor chair [in Iowa].” Advertisement While Facebook has swiftly become video giant with 500 million daily video viewers, that has been via on-demand video clips. users, giving people the chance to stream video using their smartphones much in the same way some are doing on platforms like Periscope and Meerkat.
The company’s live video product was first introduced in August, limited to celebrities and other prominent figures with verified pages. While Fusion has a cable network, other publishers don’t have such a luxury.
That makes Facebook live video even more attractive.
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Last Monday evening, Fusion lead anchor Jorge Ramos went live from the Iowa Caucuses, updating viewers of the results of the first contests of the presidential nomination battle.