Facebook Video Streaming testing From App to TV via AirPlay, Chromecast
Facebook, lately, has been all regarding videos. The social media big has been pushing its video content to the highest of the user’s feed signalling the company’s shift towards video streaming. once introducing live broadcasting on the location, Facebook is currently testing a feature on each its humanoid and iOS apps that may permit stream Facebook videos to their televisions.
The company is going to have this feature work with TVs that square measure connected to Apple TV or Google Chromecast, except for AirPlay-connected televisions. “We’re presently testing updates to the Facebook app that give higher support for streaming videos from the app to your TV via AirPlay and Chromecast,” a Facebook representative told promoting Land, confirming the feature.
As of now, the AirPlay and Chromecast support is pretty basic, promoting Land reports. Users will minimise the in-app video player so they will scroll through their news feed whereas still having the video enjoying on their tv. Chromecast users also can cue videos and make a list so they will play one once the opposite, simply just in case one looks like binging.
With this new feature, it’s like Facebook desires to dominate the video streaming department furthermore. The feature is very helpful for Facebook Live streams because it can permit users to observe live videos on the massive screen and leave the little screen for comments.
Facebook’s news feed algorithmic rule already pushes videos to the highest, attracting a lot of folks to observe videos. The new feature in conjunction with higher, longer videos on the location is probably going to assist Facebook enter the front room area wherever services like Netflix and Hulu square measure presently dominating.