How Facebook is Stealing Billions of Views

Facebook just announced 8 billion video views per day. This number is made out of lies, cheating and worst of all: theft. All of this is wildly known but the media giant Facebook is pretending everything is fine, while damaging independent creators in the process. How does this work?
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  1. Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell

    Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell

    Jaar geleden

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    • Jagoda Basic

      Jagoda Basic

      4 dagen geleden

      That’s the art of communication!

    • Faraz Ahmad

      Faraz Ahmad

      11 dagen geleden

      Since NLcameras is putting 2 un skippable ads. Feels like they are doing it on purpose. NLcameras should partnerup with Facebook that if videos are being played on Facebook, atleast minutes counting should happen like some websites host NLcameras videos where if clicked on NLcameras's red logo, that just launches NLcameras website or app.

    • com kys

      com kys

      17 dagen geleden

      Well what about reddit

    • eine Topfpflanze

      eine Topfpflanze

      Maand geleden

      i didn't know somebody still uses facebook, i think its more 2010

    • Subhodeep Das

      Subhodeep Das

      Maand geleden

      I have deleted Facebook

  2. Device Technology

    Device Technology

    7 uur geleden

    Someone stole my video then put on Facebook!

  3. David Pizarro Yañez

    David Pizarro Yañez

    12 uur geleden

    We shouldn't use facebook/whatsapp/Instagram. But is hard.

  4. D3s / 1ruct10n

    D3s / 1ruct10n

    19 uur geleden

    Dream and Dream Stans: Sorry I don't speak *Facebook*

  5. D3s / 1ruct10n

    D3s / 1ruct10n

    19 uur geleden

    Dream and Dream Stans: Sorry I don't speak *Facebook*

  6. 0_simoX


    21 uur geleden

    facebook is like a kid that wants evrything and dose not give it back only if him mom tells him to

  7. Suryansh Singh

    Suryansh Singh

    22 uur geleden

    how can i help you guys but i dont have any money

  8. boardbreaker118z


    Dag geleden

    Mark Zuckerberg is a scum bag

  9. Jesse Davis

    Jesse Davis

    Dag geleden

    Well, youtube keeps demonizing, and 15 years ago nobody made money on videos, so quit your griping. Literally the only site that is known to pay is youtube. So stop complaining, your getting a great life via fooling around playing with videos, and getting paid for it because only 1 internet platform is willing to pay you.

  10. Evan Orizam

    Evan Orizam

    Dag geleden

    The stealer of the addiction video is called CienciaOMG

  11. Stuart Knight

    Stuart Knight

    Dag geleden

    Time traveled from TikTok era

  12. Bloody brineplayz PH

    Bloody brineplayz PH

    2 dagen geleden

    My video was stolen from facebook

  13. GrizzG13


    2 dagen geleden

    Sounds like it's time for a class action lawsuit

  14. Miguel Ángel Rodrigo

    Miguel Ángel Rodrigo

    2 dagen geleden

    Kurzgesagt complaining about stealing...ironic...

  15. Jelyn Gallego

    Jelyn Gallego

    3 dagen geleden


  16. Underground sushi 2

    Underground sushi 2

    3 dagen geleden

    I will stop us now

  17. Mario Legend

    Mario Legend

    3 dagen geleden

    Anyone still using Facebook is a moron

  18. thierry


    4 dagen geleden

    the dislikes are from Karens

  19. Jalapeño and Banana Productions

    Jalapeño and Banana Productions

    4 dagen geleden

    I actually saw some kids videos that are on facebook but with different pitches and says please like and share my video

  20. OneFlufyBunny


    5 dagen geleden

    Is it still like this??

  21. Cryogen


    5 dagen geleden

    This is probably on Facebook

  22. Harvey Calosing

    Harvey Calosing

    5 dagen geleden

    Face book is SHIT!!!

  23. James is A loser

    James is A loser

    5 dagen geleden

    love how tumblr got a lil farm

  24. Hobson64


    6 dagen geleden

    Good on you, Kurzgesagt. Even though I realize this was posted 5 years ago. Facebook is terrible, and I think the company and the website are toxic abominations even if you forget about the personal information sales (which is inexcusable) and the video theft (which is also terrible). If Facebook needed money so badly, I'd rather they charge ten cents a month or offer a premium service. What really gets me though, is just how utterly pathetic the website is just for doing what you'd expect a forum hosting your family and friends to do. Even on my first account to the site that I regret to inform you I used for years, stuff that I care about like what my family were doing or funny anecdotes from my friends were hidden behind tidal waves of references to "pages" I didn't follow or appreciate, and everything was just toxic and frustrating. I deleted that account after a while, finding I couldn't contribute to Zuckerberg's company's human rights abuses and future threats. And then I made a facade account later on the website with the purpose of putting nonsense on the front, and gathering friends manually into groups - and the main feed was more pathetic than ever. It would literally have less than 8 posts on it at a time, letting me reach the bottom of my Facebook feed easily, all the time, even though it's supposed to have an "endless" stream made possible by the length of time my family had been signed up for. I didn't give a shit about what pages they commented on or interacted with, why couldn't I just see what they posted on their walls through my feed? It's such a simple concept, and yet the only 6 posts available outside of the makeshift-feed groups rarely had _anything_ to do with that. Then I deleted my second account forever. I'm not going back. If you care about quality of your own life with a social network, not even if you care about political issues or personal data or how videos are being stolen - if you care about the quality of _your own life,_ I implore that you don't use Facebook anymore, and if need be switch to a smaller social network like MeWe or something - one that has common sense in its website design and gives a shit about lifekind in general.

  25. Road Pavement

    Road Pavement

    6 dagen geleden

    Remember that Facebook it self was stolen by a 6th grader that is now on capitol hill being questioned by authorities how did he stole Facebook and sold government secret documents to foreign nations

  26. kirby molina

    kirby molina

    6 dagen geleden

    What if this video gets copied accidently by a bot and makes facebook's history go down LOL

  27. Queeino _ferret

    Queeino _ferret

    6 dagen geleden

    0:31 “BIGDADDY”

  28. Katie Koo

    Katie Koo

    6 dagen geleden

    facebook is so mean



    6 dagen geleden

    Facebok sucks

  30. PrefectMaster017


    7 dagen geleden

    This is the one video that should be freebooted because the info in the video would probably get to a lot more people, and it's important that it is heard by as many people as possible. It would be best if it didn't, but at least it would probably open the eyes of a lot more people if it did.

  31. inspired end

    inspired end

    7 dagen geleden

    I'm asking for the oculus quest 2 for Christmas and I'm terrified that my facebook account will get banned and if I'd dose get banned then my oculus will be useless

  32. Anna Batista

    Anna Batista

    7 dagen geleden

    Facebook is a demon

  33. Abas 656

    Abas 656

    7 dagen geleden

    Facebook be like:imagine being stupid

  34. Hannahnel Cecelia Quidato

    Hannahnel Cecelia Quidato

    7 dagen geleden

    Watermarks saves the day

  35. Melissa Ross

    Melissa Ross

    8 dagen geleden

    I like this video Facebook is annoying all my favorite games are on it and I can’t play thim now

  36. SDiaspora


    9 dagen geleden

    Is it any better now in 2020?

  37. Dank Memes

    Dank Memes

    9 dagen geleden

    Me watching this will my game torrents download

  38. Queeino _ferret

    Queeino _ferret

    9 dagen geleden

    My dad has facebook 👁👁

  39. Nao Potátó

    Nao Potátó

    9 dagen geleden

    and that is why i hate facebook, instagram and other facebook apps.

  40. Elizabeth Sabado

    Elizabeth Sabado

    10 dagen geleden

    I wish all people can see this

  41. Matt K.

    Matt K.

    11 dagen geleden

    To be honest, this isn't very surprising when you consider the origins of Facebook: Zuckerberg literally stole thousands of photos of his own schoolmates for use on his own website without their consent or knowledge. They haven't really changed much.. *shocked Pikachu*

  42. ⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻


    11 dagen geleden

    this is why I always say "Fuck you facebook fuckig idoit"

  43. Definitely Gamedev

    Definitely Gamedev

    11 dagen geleden

    Wait...It's been 5 years since then. Is it better now?

  44. Chaos Convergent

    Chaos Convergent

    11 dagen geleden

    Not much independent creators can do except stalk video thieves irl and cut their hands off.

  45. Max Hedonist

    Max Hedonist

    11 dagen geleden

    Facebook piece of shit, Instagram piece of shit, WhatsApp piece of shit.....

  46. Faraz Ahmad

    Faraz Ahmad

    11 dagen geleden

    Since NLcameras is putting 2 un skippable ads. Feels like they are doing it on purpose. NLcameras should partnerup with Facebook that if videos are being played on Facebook, atleast minutes counting should happen like some websites host NLcameras videos where if clicked on NLcameras's red logo, that just launches NLcameras website or app.

  47. irfanTheCameraGuy


    11 dagen geleden

    I can feel your anger,we all feel the anger.



    12 dagen geleden

    thanks 4 convincing me. time to hunt for stolen videos wish me luck bois

  49. Arigato Espacial :3

    Arigato Espacial :3

    12 dagen geleden

    Thats why i don't use facebook.....

  50. Ruff Adams

    Ruff Adams

    12 dagen geleden

    Welp, stop having an ad EVERY SIXTY SECONDS, and I might care. Gah!😒

  51. OrangeEagle


    12 dagen geleden

    Now i know why my mom is always posting videos on facebook...

  52. luna


    13 dagen geleden


  53. Paul Anderson

    Paul Anderson

    14 dagen geleden

    Fukin facefuck!

  54. Joseph Buck

    Joseph Buck

    14 dagen geleden

    i heard that facebook was requiering i.d.s to log in. i think thats some sort of privacy violation so the soultion is simple. get rid of facebook. and tik toks. if you fight me on this, than go away sahrah. you make 1st period unbearable.

  55. Kitamashi ٌّ

    Kitamashi ٌّ

    14 dagen geleden

    I got a facebook ad below this video Might report



    14 dagen geleden

    This is sorta crazy, no, super crazy!



    14 dagen geleden

    Hey! Kurzgetsagt you shouldn't let face book steal your videos so if i ever get a face book account i will tell it to you when im 12 years old but i am eight years old

  58. Prestige Gamer

    Prestige Gamer

    15 dagen geleden

    So this video was published 5 ago, today Facebook asked me with survey about services they provide, I type (searching video within Facebook is hard) idk why this video recommend to me at this right moment 12th of November 2020, NLcameras having some issue related to playing their videos some facing the same problem other doesn't.

  59. Oranjuice


    15 dagen geleden

    2:48 is one such milestone incorrect spelling?

  60. uprrslo


    15 dagen geleden

    I don’t use it

  61. uprrslo


    15 dagen geleden

    I hate Facebook

  62. Artsy girl

    Artsy girl

    15 dagen geleden


  63. Iron CYR

    Iron CYR

    15 dagen geleden


  64. MechaCosi


    15 dagen geleden

    I hate faceboock for this thing

  65. Kristo Mefisto

    Kristo Mefisto

    15 dagen geleden

    That's why I don't install Facebook!

  66. mahdi aqel

    mahdi aqel

    16 dagen geleden

    If I was the goverment I would push a special button that will block facebook, distroy the company, and call the police

  67. Sabrina Khan

    Sabrina Khan

    16 dagen geleden

    3:30 is my favourite part

  68. Blue Bat

    Blue Bat

    16 dagen geleden

    I've always disliked Facebook >:(

  69. Charles Noks

    Charles Noks

    16 dagen geleden

    I ironically saw this for the first time on NLcameras

  70. ZYM


    16 dagen geleden

    Who usee facebook in 2020?? Only my grandma and old people still use Facebook for sharing video >o

  71. John Galt

    John Galt

    17 dagen geleden

    maybe NLcameras should stop being such skum trash and not promote the same D@&% things over and over. their algorithm is BS! They promote crap all day long.

  72. Cluttering


    17 dagen geleden

    Mark Suckerberg is a robot. Because he steals videos and then immediately and then edits it cheaply to avoid copyrights it every second

  73. Jerwin Cruz

    Jerwin Cruz

    18 dagen geleden

    there are 19,006 comments

  74. mohammed khaled

    mohammed khaled

    18 dagen geleden

    Am i the only person who dosnt use facebook

  75. poorly drawn

    poorly drawn

    19 dagen geleden

    It’s OK if morgz’s content gets stolen

  76. 홍영경


    19 dagen geleden

    Can you give away the duck and the baby duck plush?

  77. Muhammad Rafif

    Muhammad Rafif

    19 dagen geleden

    I really Hate Facebook. THEY JUST WANNA COMMIT DIE. They want people to stay on their platform so they get more free money from stolen youtube videos. DID YOU KNOW NLcameras Is Accessible by Storing Huge ExaBytes Of Data In DataCenter And Facebook Are Just stole it right away and forget about that DriveDisks are Expensive???

  78. 蒋佩奇


    20 dagen geleden

    China has it,too!

  79. 【ɴᴏ ғᴀɪᴛʜ】 信仰

    【ɴᴏ ғᴀɪᴛʜ】 信仰

    21 dag geleden

    The dislikes are from facebooks staff



    21 dag geleden

    I don't use Facebook, you should not !

  81. The Boss Boiz

    The Boss Boiz

    21 dag geleden

    13M subscribers you mean

  82. Blake Richards

    Blake Richards

    21 dag geleden

    how do you get 8 billion veiws and there is only 7 billion people on the earth

    • Rewanta Shrestha

      Rewanta Shrestha

      14 dagen geleden

      bruh are you a kid?? because how can you not know??

    • GG man

      GG man

      18 dagen geleden

      there's more than one video on Facebook

  83. Debmalya Lodh

    Debmalya Lodh

    21 dag geleden

    how dare facebook stole your videos

  84. LurkerAnonymous


    22 dagen geleden

    Minds dot com.

  85. Orlando Bakti

    Orlando Bakti

    22 dagen geleden


    • BNA YT

      BNA YT

      21 dag geleden

      Sadly its the biggest one

  86. vijaya shinde

    vijaya shinde

    22 dagen geleden

    we love ur videos no matter how less or more views u get or on which app we watch it. the only thing that matter is knowing that it your videos

  87. Yeabsira Alemayehu

    Yeabsira Alemayehu

    23 dagen geleden

    Just say it already; you hate Facebook and you think they must be stopped.

  88. jbbraham


    23 dagen geleden

    pass laws so face book can be sued... they will screw you for a buck

  89. Sandra Wong

    Sandra Wong

    24 dagen geleden

    Why not just steal your own videos and upload it on Facebook 🤣🤣🤣

  90. PlayerRainbow (Chaseb531)

    PlayerRainbow (Chaseb531)

    24 dagen geleden

    Bruh, when I tapped on this video, I got a Facebook AD.

  91. Touchofgrey53


    24 dagen geleden

    Facebook: One of the most evil companies.

  92. Science done right

    Science done right

    24 dagen geleden

    FB stealers: *steals this video* FB: *Task failed successfully*

  93. Science done right

    Science done right

    24 dagen geleden

    This makes me ugh.

  94. Ryan Xia

    Ryan Xia

    25 dagen geleden

    wooow, Kurkgesagt is accusing facebook A LOT. Kurzgesagt sus. he could be the imposter

  95. P64 Blue

    P64 Blue

    25 dagen geleden

    무한도전 never dies 4:11

  96. EpicLittleGamer


    26 dagen geleden

    Why did u link ur facebook

  97. Erde


    26 dagen geleden

    Similar thing with Tik Tok

  98. Stanko Stojicevic

    Stanko Stojicevic

    27 dagen geleden

    Today thats normal

  99. B Guiop

    B Guiop

    27 dagen geleden

    My channel is tiny. Apparently, some rando on Facebook stole one of my videos and gained thousands and thousands of views while the video has below 800 views on my channel. This is so frustrating...

  100. Millie Blue

    Millie Blue

    29 dagen geleden

    NLcameras needs to sue Facebook