To compete with YouTube, Facebook will have a catalog of music videos that will be available on Android, iOS and the web
Facebook continues to expand its service to continue offering new features to its users. The platform launched its service ‘Music videos‘by streaming in Mexico. In this way it seeks to compete directly against Youtube.
The social network activated its ‘Music’ section in some users Facebook Watch, it is expected that soon all users will be able to have this function.
Adrián Harley, leader of Music Alliances for Facebook and Instagram in Latin America, highlighted that the platform you want to offer your users a new way of consuming music videos by giving them a more personalized experience.
“It’s a new way to consume music on Facebook Watch that includes a personalized experience from the artists you follow, as well as the most popular music videos”
To promote its new tool, the platform made alliances with Sony Music, Universal Music, Warner Music, among others. In this way it will be possible to present exclusive content.
Artists like Luis Fonsi, J Balvin, Camilo, Becky G, and more will create specific content that you won’t find anywhere else.
Harley pointed out that music is an important part of Facebook, Instagram Stories, Reels, Live, Watch and IGTV, so it was to be expected that it would soon be included as part of their service.
Is new function It has been launched in Mexico, the United States, Thailand and India. According to Adrián Harley, in recent months in the Aztec country there has been an increase in publications and comments on words such as music, song and songs, so it is expected that the music videos from Facebook have a great acceptance.
Where can you find the ‘Music Videos’ on Facebook?
To start using the ‘Music videos‘, users should go to the section of Facebook Watch and then choose ‘Music’. A personalized selection of artists that each user follows on the social network will open.
Music and videos They are divided by genres, playlists, news of the week and the most popular.
One of the options offered by this new function of Facebook, is the possibility of watching the same video in groups. With the ‘View together’ option, users can enjoy the clip with 8 people via Messenger, or up to 50 via Messenger Room.
“To execute it, it is only necessary to start a video call in Messenger or create a Room, slide up to enter the menu, select ‘See Together’, write the name of a song or artist in the search bar and choose”
Facebook ‘Music videos‘will be available in both the Android, iOS and web applications. Although there is no confirmed information, it was revealed that the service will be free.