News of Note—Facebook, the World Cup, Telemundo and Viacom

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Telemundo Deportes said it is adding exclusive Spanish-language U.S. media rights to the 2019 Copa America. (Pixabay)

Here are the other stories we're following today:

> Facebook has teamed up with Oscar De La Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions to stream boxing bouts and original programming. Engadget article

> Sports Video Group provides a look at Fox Sports production operations for the 2018 World Cup. SVG blog article

> Telemundo Deportes said it is adding exclusive Spanish-language U.S. media rights to the 2019 Copa America. Release

> Viacom said that on Thursday, Aug. 9, it will issue financial results for the quarter ending June 30, 2018. Release

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