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Mark Elliot Zuckerberg is an American media mogul, internet entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He is known for being a co-founder of Facebook and serves as the chairman, chief executive officer, and majority shareholder.

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Facebook agreed to pay French newspapers for content shared on its website.

The American Tech Giant Struck a Deal With APIG

The American tech giant struck a deal with APIG, which represents 300 French publishers, including some of the country’s biggest newspapers, such as Le Monde, Le Figaro, Le Parisien and L’Équipe.

The exact terms and fees agreed to were not disclosed.

Mark Zuckerberg’s company is still negotiating separate deals with other French media companies, such as the national news agency Agence France-Presse (AFP).

APIG’s deal with Facebook comes after Google agreed in February to pay $ 76 million over three years to the French publishing consortium.

“In Good Faith”

But just six months after the announcement, Google was hit with a 500 million euro (£ 420 million) fine from the French competition watchdog, which said it had not negotiated “in good faith” with media companies.

The deals are part of a global battle between social media companies and publishers over how they present and benefit from news content they haven’t previously paid for.

Politicians in London

Politicians in London, Washington and Canberra have accused Google and Facebook of having an ‘advertising duopoly’, while the media say that social media platforms are editorializing content for which they have not bought the rights.

In Britain, Google and Facebook collected 80 per cent of the £ 14 billion spent on digital advertising in 2019, but national and local newspapers only took 4 per cent.

Facebook said today that its agreement meant that users could “continue to upload and share news freely … while ensuring that the copyrights of our publishing partners are protected.”

The Silicon Valley

The Silicon Valley giant said it would also launch a French news portal, Facebook News, in January to “give people a dedicated space to access content from trusted and reputable news sources.”

APIG Director Pierre Louette said the deal would generate “significant funding” for alliance members, “especially the smaller ones.”

Louette, who is the executive director of the group that publishes the newspapers Le Parisien and Les Echos, said he would also bring Facebook in line with French and EU law.

Neither Facebook nor  APIG said exactly how the license agreement would work.

France Was The First EU Country to Enact a 2019 EU

France was the first EU country to enact a 2019 EU directive on ‘neighboring rights’, but Google initially refused to comply, saying that media groups already benefit from millions of visits to their websites.

France has also been at the forefront of a global push to get tech giants to pay more taxes on their international income.

In the US, Congress has proposed legislation to allow news publishers to bargain collectively with technology companies over revenue sharing and other agreements.

While in Australia, the government passed a first global law in February to force Google and Facebook to pay for news content on their platforms.

Media outlets struggling with declining print subscriptions have long been infuriated by Google’s failure in particular to give it a share of the millions it makes from ads shown alongside news in search results. .

But even the deals Google and Facebook have negotiated are deeply controversial because they have been kept secret.

And by not disclosing agreed terms and fees, news organizations find it even more difficult to negotiate deals they deem fair.

Last year, Google Launched a news Aggregation service

Last year, Google launched a news aggregation service called News Showcase, which allocates a $ 1 billion budget to pay media companies for their content.

Partners include Telegraph and Financial Times in the UK, Le Monde in France, Der Spiegel in Germany, Indian Express, Globe and Mail in Canada, Reuters in several countries and Clarin in Argentina.

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp signed a deal believed to be worth $ 50 million a year.

But despite the high-profile names secured by Google, the deals themselves remain opaque.

“Nobody knows how much others are being paid,” an executive at a major international media company told The Press Gazette.

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  • US tech giant struck deal with APIG, representing 300 French publishers 
  • The exact terms of the deal and the fees agreed were not disclosed 
  • Deal part of global row between social media firms and publishers over content
  • France has been at vanguard of push to get US big beasts to pay their fair share
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