Can you use your TV for Facebook’s video?
Over 100 million hours of videos are consumed daily on Facebook. Now, Facebook helps you to connect with the people and stories you care about everyday using all Facebook features, whether you’re watching personal moments from your friends, learning anything or keeping tabs on the latest election news video on Facebook.
On Thursday, Facebook announced on its Post that now you can stream Facebook videos from the web browser or iOS app via AirPlay to your Apple TV or Chromecast –so you enjoy your favorite videos on a bigger screen. Using iOS device or your web browser you can already stream Facebook videos to Apple TV or Chromecast, but soon you’ll be able to cast from Android devices to Chromecast as well.
To watch a video from Facebook on your TV:
- Find a video you want to watch on your phone or desktop and press the TV symbol in the top right corner.
- Select the device you want the video to stream to.
- Enjoy the video right from your TV.
While you’re watching a Facebook video on your TV, at that time you can also go back and during scroll News feed on the device you’re streaming from, while your video keeps playing on the TV, so you can come up to on other stories, and you can also find more videos to watch by choosing a new one from places like news Feed or your saved tab.
This feature works for all of Facebook’s video, including its live videos. Also you can see real-time reactions and comments on the screen, while you’re streaming a Facebook Live Video to your TV, and you can join in the conversation through doing the commenting
For kind your information, this is the Facebook app, not the mobile website, where Chrome can detect an HTML based video and stream it to a Chromecast with no issue.
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