Which is better for views?

November 10, 2015  |  Vydia University

Why do Facebook videos get more views than YouTube? We brought in Roy LaManna, Vydia CEO, to answer this question and more in this week’s installment of #AskVydia.

Facebook or YouTube

If you post videos to Facebook and YouTube, you may notice there is a difference within the view counter. Why are Facebook videos getting more view than YouTube videos, when it’s the same video?

In a little bit of a different episode of #AskVydia, we focus on one question and discuss what counts as a view on each platform. Facebook counts a view as three seconds into the video, where as YouTube counts a view as 30 seconds. Watch the newest episode of #AskVydia to learn more about each video platform.

Looking for the videos retention rates on Facebook and YouTube? See our guide of where to find these metrics and what to get out of them.

Want to watch similar episodes? Vydia University is ready to tackle all of your questions about the music industry in a web series. The experts at Vydia are prepared to answer questions about Performance Rights Organizations, YouTube Red, Facebook monetization and even production questions you may have. Tweet to us using the hashtag #AskVydia on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to see your question in the next episode.

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