Facebook Accused of Using Stolen Videos to Beef Up Stats

YouTube creator Hank Green accused Facebook of leveraging stolen videos to beef up its stats on Sunday.

In a Medium piece titled “Theft, Lies, and Facebook Video,” Green claimed the social media giant has been taking advantage of stolen video in order spike its video numbers.

Citing a recent Ogilvy and Tubular Labs report, Green noted the 1,000 most popular Facebook videos of 2015’s first quarter were 725 stolen re-uploads.

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