Facebook officially released its video-centric app on the fourth-gen Apple TV

Posted on Aug 21 2017 - 11:15pm by Collin Peterson

Facebook lately rolled outs its promised video app for Apple TV, which the company calls “a new way to experience facebook videos on a bigger display.” After spending some quick time with the app, it looks like this may be a large hit for folks who need to strip out the entirety but films from their facebook feed.

The app is likewise poised to return to Amazon’s fireplace tv, Chromecast and other gadgets, so do not agonize in case you don’t stay in Apple’s environment. however, you may have to get used to ads. The current experience is blissfully ad-free, but you could nicely see mid-roll promos in the future as fb makes a push closer to longer, better-pleasant (and for this reason more profitable) films. And the app will be specifically essential for facebook’s stay video pursuits now that it’s hoping to broadcast sports and different content that advantages from television-sized viewing. In short, this could just be the begin of some thing a whole lot bigger.

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Inside the description for the app, facebook explains that its new Video app offers a wide-array of content material, which include videos shared by means of friends or Pages you comply with, stay videos from round the arena, and numerous content material encouraged primarily based on viewing history.

facebook first introduced plans for a facebook Video app three weeks ago, explaining that the app would provide a new manner to enjoy fb videos on a larger display screen. prior to the discharge of its Video app, facebook relied promoting AirPlay from a user’s iOS device as the best way to look at videos from the service on Apple television. the brand new software, but, offers a more seamless and included solution for fourth-gen Apple tv users.

The app is presently featured within the tvOS App store. so you can head over there to put in it for your Apple tv. fb Video also launched on Samsung TVs in advance this week. and that i’m sure you could expect apps on different systems soon.