Facebook’s Video Player Isn’t Designed for You

The social network prioritizes “engagement” over enjoyment in video — hurting publishers and users alike

Eric Ravenscraft
OneZero

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FFrom the outside, it’s hard to know what, exactly, Facebook wants from its video platform. For years, the company told publishers that video was the future, even as it allegedly goosed statistics behind the

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Eric Ravenscraft
OneZero

Eric Ravenscraft is a freelance writer from Atlanta covering tech, media, and geek culture for Medium, The New York Times, and more.