Some Facebook users can now make money by uploading short videos

To the point:

  • According to The Hindu, Facebook is allowing a few users to monetize their short video content since people watch an ad for 30 seconds into the video.
  • This promotion of short videos can be seen as an effort by the social media giants to popularise Instagram Reels.
  • It also reported that some of its users can earn money by using Facebook Stories sticker ads.

Facebook is allowing a few users to earn money from their short videos content since people watch an advertising for 30 seconds into the video – Reports. Previously, the social media site allowed for in-stream ad monetization on videos longer than three minutes, with advertisements appearing after the video had played for 60 seconds.

Videos in the Watch section, including on-demand and live videos, will earn money for app creators. According to Facebook, in-stream ad revenue increased by more than 55 percent from 2019 to 2020.

Only users over the age of 18, with over 10,000 followers, and 600,000 total minutes viewed from any combination of video uploads are eligible for monetisation, according to Facebook. Facebook is also trying a new feature in which Users can to upload Reels to their Facebook profiles, according to Facebook. It also reported that some of its users will earn money by using Facebook Stories sticker ads.


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