LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/30/13 --
Spondo, an online streaming video and syndication company, today announced the launch of a new platform for Facebook that brings its video delivery and monetization mechanism to the world's most popular social network. For the first time ever, users can not only watch full-length, on-demand movies on Facebook, but profit as they do so by sharing them on their pages. Cinedigm, a long-time pioneer and the leading distributor of independent digital content, has signed on as an initial launch partner. The trial partnership deal between Spondo and Cinedigm was secured d by ROAR Asia Pacific. Spondo's new platform will allow content owners and affiliates to create new revenue streams through social viewing and sharing.
"Today, Spondo is crossing a milestone as the first platform to allow users to watch and distribute a large amount of movies on Facebook publicly," said Chris Adams, CEO of Spondo. "Sales to specific communities via incentivised affiliates and direct sales via Facebook mean that relevant content will be where the customer already is, without needing to search for it."
As part of the launch, and just in time for Halloween, Spondo is releasing an initial 200 hours of Hollywood's scariest movies through its platform so that Facebook users can enjoy and share great horror moments on their Facebook page. Highlighting this content are classic Roger Corman horror films like The Little Shop of Horrors, Creatures from the Haunted Sea, A Bucket of Blood and The Terror, as well as current hits like Citadel, Come Out and Play and Absence.
"With Spondo, you can scare yourself this Halloween without leaving the comfort of your Facebook page," added Adams.
Spondo gives content creators the opportunity to connect with highly engaged consumers and extend their reach. With deep integrations across social media platforms, Spondo is a world leader in selling and delivering digital content within Facebook. Using Spondo's revolutionary system, major studios and owners of niche videos can profit directly from Facebook's direct targeting and global reach.
Spondo is a world-leading technology company with proprietary content syndication and revenue distribution software that empowers publishers to monetize their content on any website, tablet PC or smart device/TV via streaming pay-per-view, VOD and more. Based in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Spondo seeks to connect content owners with affiliates and their communities through an innovative business model of revenue sharing, turnkey technology solutions and marketing tools that make it easy to make money from content worldwide. Spondo is owned by holding company RivusTV Limited. For more information, please visit http://www.spondo.com.