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Facebook videos on mobile opening up articles

Discussion in 'FaceBook' started by socialbutterfly1, May 1, 2017.

  1. socialbutterfly1

    socialbutterfly1 Registered Member

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    I've spotted some very weird functionality on Facebook that I've been unable to replicate.

    The following FB page: https://www.facebook.com/streetfx/ has a video pinned to it's wall with the text overlay "HER FIRST TIME IN A GTR".

    If you view this from the iPhone Facebook app, when you click on the video (to fullscreen it with sound), it opens up an external article. Some pages are even adding a fake watermark "click for sound" to trick you into clicking the video, which then opens an article.

    How is this possible?
     
  2. zendok

    zendok Newbie

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    you can do that by Power Editor
     
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    socialbutterfly1 Registered Member

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    So you're suggesting that all these pages are paying ads to do this? Unlikely to be profitable if that is the case?
     
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