Confetti


Exclusive: Facebook pulls the plug on trivia format ‘Confetti’

Social media giant Facebook has pulled the plug on interactive quiz show format Confetti. TBI has confirmed that the social media platform has no plans to return the format in the UK and US, and it is believed that other international versions of the programme have also been cancelled. Matthew Henick, global head of content […]

Facebook rolls out “fewer, bigger, better” strategy

Facebook is rolling out a “fewer, bigger, better” strategy around scripted content as it rejigs its originals strategy for Watch.  Head of media partnerships for EMEA Patrick Walker has said that the social media giant is currently experimenting with different types of content on the Watch platform and looking “at every case on its own […]

Facebook rolls out HQ Trivia rival Confetti globally

Facebook is rolling out trivia game show Confetti internationally via Fremantle. The social media platform has partnered with the American Idol producer to launch five global versions of the game show, which is similar in style to hit app HQ Trivia and challenges viewers to answer pop culture trivia for a chance to win a cash […]

MIPCOM: The Big Deals

With this week’s MIPCOM market coming to a close, TBI looks at the top deals struck out of Cannes. Netflix The streaming giant picked up Keshet International’s When Heroes Fly, the first recipient of the Canneseries Best Series award, for global release in 2019. All ten episodes of the original Hebrew-language drama will be made available in […]

Facebook looks to “game-ify” content

As the platform roll outs its video offering Watch globally, it is ramping up its search for formats that can “game-ify” content and leverage Facebook’s interactivity across Europe. Manori Ravindran reports. This MIPCOM, it has been exactly one year since Facebook execs such as unscripted head Toby Faulkner first hit the ground in Cannes, courting […]