Chromecast users must be enjoying their device as it is quality streaming device and comes with many features. Chromecast started giving support to a number of devices now so that the chromecast users can enjoy their Chromecast on a larger level.
Chromecast has been really popular among the masses due to its astounding features. As we know Chromecast is a streaming device which lets you stream quality videos directly from the internet to your TV screen when you connect the device to the HDMI port but you need to ensure that Chrome Cast Setup is properly done or you can take ChromeCast help for setting up your Chromecast with ease.
Recently, Chromecast is giving its support to various devices and now is the turn of Facebook. Now you will be able to stream Facebook videos on your Chromecast, Apple TV, Google Cast devices, and Airplay devices as well. With this move, Facebook will be making more money as more users will be watching videos with better quality on their TV screen as compared to their smartphones.
Facebook recently announced this feature and Facebook product director Brent Ayrey wrote that you can cast Facebook videos to Apple TV and Chromecast from an iOS device or internet browser.
Earlier in 2016, this feature was in the testing phase and this time it is rolled out it officially for casting videos to Google Chromecast and Apple TV. The process is as simple as tapping or clicking the TV symbol in the top right corner of Facebook videos, and the casting is supposed to commence seamlessly.
You need to follow simple steps to watch the Facebook video.
- Firstly, you need to load up the video which you want to cast on your mobile device or desktop computer and then press the TV symbol which is located in the top right corner.
- After this, you will be provided with the list of devices to which you can stream the videos now the select the one you want like Apple TV or Chromecast.
- As the Facebook video starts playing users will not be restricted as they can browse through News Feed on their mobile device or computer and this won’t interrupt their video playing on their TV.
- In case the video that user is casting is Facebook Live video then the real time comments and reactions will display on the screen and users will able to enjoy the conversation and join the conversation.
Ayrey also wrote that they are bringing similar feature for Android devices by which Android users will be able to cast Facebook videos to Google Chomecast but it is not yet decided when this feature will be rolled out.
As Facebook don’t want to fall behind its competitors such as Periscope and YouTube those already have this feature of streaming videos to TVs. And to compete with its rivals it has launched this feature. Currently, You tube allows users to queue up the videos and this feature might come in Facebook soon in the coming time.
Another feature that Facebook announced is Marketplace, which is a service which make it easier for carrying out transaction within the local communities. Marketplace will also go against the various online commerce platforms like eBay and Craiglist.