Facebook comes with live video streaming, photo and video collages




Facebook will give its users the ability to stream live video to friends. Simultaneously an option uploaded photos and videos to automatically join in a collage, based on the time and location at which they are registered.

An overview of the upcoming new features is given in the blog of Facebook. The main new functionality to users via their smartphone to make live video streaming to friends on the social network. It is thereby possible, moreover, to select the public itself. Interested parties can subscribe to the videos; then they get a call the next time that the video stream is turned on again. If a video stream is over, put the entire video on the timeline, so that it is once again available. The Live Video service is being tested as yet and is therefore only available to a small proportion of Americans with an iPhone.

In addition, Facebook comes with a function that calls the Collage. It wants to photos and videos that are posted by users on the social network automatically sort into collages. On the basis of the time and location at which pictures and videos are to be created composite frames taken, wherein the user is still possible to make changes before sharing a collage. Collage is available immediately for iOS users and comes sometime early next year for Android, according to Facebook.

To let users quickly choose between the different parts of status updates, Facebook has slightly changed its interface. In the field where users can create a post is a dropdown list with several options, including live video and posting a photo or video. Also, this feature is available for iOS and Android.


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