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According to Lee Berke, a sports media consultant, Facebook is staunchly inching toward sports content, and the company is now being added to the slew of competitors traditional media is jostling with in terms of sports programming. It made ideal sense that they finally went after name brand properties like the Major League Baseball. Facebook is reportedly looking to stream one Major League Baseball game per week throughout the upcoming 2017 Major League Baseball season that's running from April to October. Unfortunately, this didn't move the needle that much for user growth, but it did introduce the idea of watching live sports on social media.

Social media has always been on the cutting edge of spreading news and data across the web, but now the biggest firm out there is looking to take a bite out of live sports.

Previous year though, Facebook introduced a new feature that allows fans to follow sports games in one place called the Facebook Sports Stadium.

Major League Baseball has taken the first couple steps in addressing the troublesome length of games, which is an encouraging sign.

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According to Reuters, Facebook are interested in broadcasting games in a bid to gain a foothold in the expanding market.

Facebook has begun looking into licensing content from TV studios and other producers in an effort to beef up video offerings on its platform.

Facebook and Twitter aren't the only ones vying for sports consumers. Facebook seems interested in broadcasting more live sports, possibly noticing the success that Twitter and the National Football League had last season with a joint partnership. Univision Communications Inc. partnered with Facebook before in order to live stream Mexican soccer games in English. For instance, when it made a decision to stream Liga MX games, Univision chose Facebook Live's platform.

Facebook shares dipped 0.1% in late trading after closing up 0.1% at 133.72 in the stock market today.

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