Facebook announced the launch of the video platform Watch

TASS, August 10. Social network Facebook announced the imminent launch of a special Watch the video platform to host vlogging, live broadcasts of various events and copyright of the show. This is stated in the published press release of the company.

“We are presenting Watch – new platform for videoproduc on Facebook. It will be available on mobile, on desktop computers and laptops and apps for TVs”, – stated in the message.

It is worth noting that in contrast to the popular YouTube, where videos can accommodate all who want Watch is specifically intended for publication of copyright show produced in the framework of partnership agreements with the company. According to the portal TechCrunch, if the author provides the commercials in your project, then 45% of the revenues from advertisers is to Facebook.

In a press release stated that the new platform will be a few sections of movies, including “Most discussed”, which includes episodes with lots of comments, “Most funny” – it is noted by many viewers with a symbol of “haha” and “look my friends” – the most popular videos among the user’s friends.

The company also noted that he believes the reaction to the episodes is no less important than the process of viewing videos in connection with which the audience can leave their comments directly during the broadcast of the video.

The new service will be available first to U.S. residents, and then for users in other countries. The exact launch date of videoplace the company does not name.