Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Facebook Test Feature Instant Videos

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Facebook is testing a feature to make sure you always have videos to watch and you do not need to spend the data packet in order to download the video. Instant Videos, a feature that will download videos on Facebook as long as you're connected to WiFi. So, the video will be instantly played when you open the app.

Instant Videos has several purposes. First, nowadays, video is one of the main focuses of Facebook. This feature will increase the number of video viewers and provide a better user experience.

Also, downloading a video when a user connects to WiFi lets them not have to use data packets and can encourage users to watch more videos on their phones.

In addition, it could be, like Instant Articles feature that allows news to be displayed quickly on a Facebook page.

Instant Videos works for Facebook to gain more control over its video ecosystem and bring benefits to content creators who meet their rules. However, at this time, it seems Facebook has not done that yet.


Facebook confirms that they are testing the Instant Videos feature on a small portion of Android users. It is still unknown whether this feature will be released to all users.
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