TV app. The new app will let Facebook users watch videos from their friends and
their ‘liked’ pages on TV, as well as watching the top live videos. Facebook also said that it will recommend videos based on ones you’ve already watched
but (presumably) on a much larger screen.
of competing with YouTube and other traditional television channels.
Samsung’s smart TVs will be able to view Facebook’s user-generated videos
through their own boxsets.
become the place users go when they “want to watch videos or want to keep up to
date with what’s going on with their favorite show.”
million hours of video every day in early 2016, and Facebook wants even more.
weeks, gives Facebook yet another way to reach consumers interested in videos
and, most likely, another platform to sell video ads.