Facebook rolls out its watch video service worldwide

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Facebook rolls out its watch video service worldwide
Facebook rolls out its watch video service worldwide

Facebook has recently rolled out its “Watch video service” globally, to offer more ease for its users. If you’re a facebook user then you must have noticed the new addition of video icon in between friend request and profile tabs.

It is important to mention here that this feature has already been available in the United States for more than a year.However, now Facebook rolled it out worldwide.

Facebook’s vice president for video,Fidji Simo said “We designed the product not just in a mindless consumption but in order to get people engaged”.

How to use it?

Just click on the Watch tab which you fill find in between friend request and profile tabs as it is placed in centre. Click on it, that’s all. You will find a cluster of videos here including watch list and top videos for you.

The purpose behind launching “Watch” tab by “Facebook is to shift in video viewing habits away from traditional television to online platforms like Netflix and Hulu, and with more people watching both professional and user videos on platforms such as YouTube.

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Facebook has a big plan about its video offerings as the company is planning some original shows. Moreover it has also announced new formats including interactive game shows, quizzes, and polls his week.

How to use it?

Just click on the Watch tab which you fill find in between friend request and profile tabs as it is placed in centre. Click on it, that’s all you will find a clusters of videos here including watch list and top videos for you.

Not to know, the announcement comes two weeks after Facebook announced it would broadcast for free Spanish top flight division football matches in the Indian subcontinent, and in Latin America it will show Champions League matches.

“Contents that we fund are a very small part of the contents available on Watch,” said Simo.

However, Facebook is hoping that videos made by users themselves are what will keep people watching and they will like and share them.

According to Simo, Facebook had spent a lot of time to develop tools so creators of videos can integrate ads themselves.and it will be helpful for them, “We remain confident that monetisation will help create,” she said.

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