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Opinion: A recent report has indicated that Facebook intends to begin monetising videos via 'mid-roll' -- short video ads that will cut in after 20 seconds of a video. The revenue from these ads will be split with the creator through a system similar to YouTube's -- which is hugely problematic when so many popular videos on Facebook don't actually belong to the people who uploaded them.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

Opinion: A recent report has indicated that Facebook intends to begin monetising videos via 'mid-roll' -- short video ads that will cut in after 20 seconds of a video. The revenue from these ads will be split with the creator through a system similar to YouTube's -- which is hugely problematic when so many popular videos on Facebook don't actually belong to the people who uploaded them.