The app will roll out quickly from app shops for Apple TV, Samsung Good TV and Amazon Fireplace TV, the corporate mentioned in a blogpost on Tuesday.
The blogpost additionally mentioned customers can scroll by way of their information feed and concurrently watch movies on their timeline.
Sound additionally fades out and in as one scrolls by way of movies in information feed now. Movies in information feed have beforehand performed silently — one wanted to faucet on a video to listen to its sound.
The Wall Avenue Journal reported final month that Fb was creating an app for TV set-top packing containers that will convey the corporate nearer to reside video and video commercials.
Fb Chief Government Mark Zuckerberg throughout a post-earnings name mentioned this month that the corporate anticipated a significant ramp-up in hiring and different spending throughout 2017 because it invests in video and different priorities.
The corporate final 12 months expanded its reside video product, Fb Reside – a possible risk to broadcast tv.