Facebook is going to launch its FACEBOOK TV App for Smart TVs. It’ll be Facebook’s another welcoming addition in the video segment after the Live Video feature (added about an year ago). With this upcoming application, the users of Facebook will become able to watch the Facebook Videos (i.e. videos shared on Facebook) on their Smart TVs.
This new app will provide the bunch of all of those videos which are either shared by the user’s friends or by the pages which the user follows. Apart from this, it’ll also show the top Live Videos broadcasted from anywhere and recommend the videos according to the taste of user.
Interestingly, Facebook will make such tweaks in its regular Facebook App due to which it’ll start offering the users the facility of downloading the facebook videos so that they can enjoy it on their respective TVs.
Initially, the aforementioned app will be made available for the app stores of Samsung Smart TV, Amazon Fire TV and Apple TV. Whether Facebook will avail this software for others or not will be disclosed later.
Facebook’s Vice-President Dan Rose made this announcement while addressing in the Recode’s Code Media conference. His announcement was later echoed by a blogpost which further reinforced the update.
Dan Rose said that around lacs of videos get posted upon this social site. “People want to see these videos but often they don’t have enough time to watch these videos. This app will help them”, he added.