Fb's new full-screen video participant appears so much like TikTok


Fb is launching an up to date cellular video participant that can carry the vertical look made ubiquitous by TikTok and Reels to all video content material on the platform, Meta introduced in a weblog submit on Wednesday.

Underneath the brand new design, Reels, Fb Dwell and longform movies will probably be in full-screen portrait-oriented video format by default. The brand new video participant will launch on iOS and Android within the US and Canada within the subsequent few weeks earlier than launching globally within the coming months.

Beforehand, Fb would toggle between a number of codecs for its video expertise. For instance, you will have watched a protracted video in horizontal view, whereas different movies had been enjoying instantly in Fb's feed. The up to date participant will routinely orient in direction of vertical movies, however may even embody a full-screen choice on most horizontal movies – you possibly can merely flip your cellphone to view it in panorama view.

You possibly can see Fb's new video participant in motion within the GIF beneath:

Fb's new video participant will default to vertical movies.

The feel and appear of Fb's video participant may even change. A slider beneath the participant will let customers bounce to totally different elements of the video. New controls will enable pausing and rewinding.

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