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CNET Update: Facebook feeds now playing video ads

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CNET Update: Facebook feeds now playing video ads

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The social network launches autoplaying video advertisements, Samsung gets into the phone controller game, and Apple reveals the top downloads of the year.

Face the as a present for you video advertisements. I'm Bridget Carey and this is -- cnet.com. Get ready for video advertisements to automatically play in your FaceBook -- FaceBook announced it'll start to roll out video ads for a small number of users this week. The video will play automatically but it'll be muted when you scroll over it just like how it works when your friends share videos. It should injuring your -- -- FaceBook says these videos are download it in advance. When you're connected to Wi-Fi. FaceBook is also adding and you donate now button that appears on a post by and nonprofit organization. And also on its main page. It's an easy way to -- but it's also -- evaluate our -- to receive your credit card information because once you donate -- -- -- your credit card info on hand for future purchases. It appears this is the season for game controllers that attached -- Smart found a few weeks ago some -- -- -- controller cases went on sale from mocha and Logitech. And now Samsung is getting in on the game so to speak. It revealed the game -- controller. And answering phones snaps into the frame above the buttons it's adjustable so they can hold phones with the screen size of four inches all the way up to six point three inches and it can work with the phone running Android four point one are higher. But it's optimize for galaxy phones with Android four point three or higher. Right now about -- act games work with the game pad including need for speed most wanted. Modern combat -- and Prince of Persia the shadow in the -- we don't know when it's in the US yet but it is being sold in some European markets. It it don't want to wait check out -- is and drinking controllers which range in price from thirty dollars dollars. To doesn't thirteen was the year we all had candy -- fever Apple says the puzzle -- keen to -- saga was the number one most downloaded free app for the iPhone and iPad this year. It was also the top paid app for ipads. Mine craft was the top paid app for iphones. Beyoncé also broke records with -- -- self tiled album that was released just a few days ago and it's the fastest selling album in iTunes history. The most sold outcome of the year was Justin Timberlake the 20/20 experience. -- -- and -- Lewis had the top selling iTunes song Rick shop. As for videos -- -- -- the top selling movie on iTunes and breaking bad was the best selling TV show. And books Dan -- and burn out was the best selling fiction book. And shall -- -- and became the top selling nonfiction book on iTunes that you tech is update and get more details at cnet.com slash update. From our studios in New York I'm Bridget Carey. --
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