ARTISTS: This affects YOU!! Starting October 1st.
Full Press Release: https://www.facebook.com/facebookmedia/blog/updates-and-guidelines-for-including-music-in-video
- Music in stories and traditional live music performances (e.g., filming an artist or band performing live) are permitted.
- The greater the number of full-length recorded tracks in a video, the more likely it may be limited (more below on what we mean by “limited”).
- Shorter clips of music are recommended.
- There should always be a visual component to your video; recorded audio should not be the primary purpose of the video.
THE FULL STATEMENT
Facebook is equipping eligible Pages with Paid Online Events, in an attempt to aid business small businesses, educators, creators, and media publishers who have moved their on-ground activities online.
Paid Online Events
Facebook is launching ‘Paid Online Events’ enabling Facebook Page owners to host and online events and collect payments in one place.
Paid Online Events for Facebook Pages who meet the partner monetization policies, is presently available in 20 countries including India. You can learn more about the eligibility criteria here. If you have not used any monetized product on the platform yet, your Page will go through a review first, if the Page is not available you will be notified and given a set of instructions on how you can reapply.
For transactions on Android and Web in countries where Facebook Pay is available, Facebook will not collect any fees for at least the next year from small businesses and creators, small businesses will keep 100% of the revenue generated from paid online events.
SMBs will be paid 70% of the revenue for events generated from the App Store, after the reduction of 30% App Store tax, as Facebook Pay is not available on iOS.