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Facebook, Twitter, Snap to seek soccer World Cup clips from Fox - Bloomberg
July 6, 2017 / 6:11 AM / 3 months ago

Facebook, Twitter, Snap to seek soccer World Cup clips from Fox - Bloomberg

FILE PHOTO - The 21st Century Fox logo is seen outside the News Corporation headquarters in Manhattan, New York, U.S., April 29, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc, Twitter Inc and Snap Inc are seeking online rights to video highlights from Twenty-first Century Fox Inc for next year’s soccer World Cup, Bloomberg reported on Thursday.

The companies have offered tens of millions of dollars for rights to video highlights for the Russia-hosted tournament that air in the United States, Bloomberg reported, citing two people familiar with the matter. (bloom.bg/2sso0Px)

Twenty-first Century Fox, Facebook, Twitter, and Snap were not immediately available to comment outside regular U.S. business hours.

Reporting by Amy Caren Daniel in Bengaluru; Editing by Amrutha Gayathri

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