Facebook Watch video service launches worldwide

Source: BBC News

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Image captionFacebook hopes Watch will encourage users to spend longer within its app

Facebook’s Watch video-streaming service is rolling out worldwide, just over a year after its US launch.

Users will be able to choose from a range of shows – from both established brands and new players – and have the ability to view clips saved from their News Feeds.

The firm plans to allow all content creators to feature advertising breaks, so long as they hit certain metrics.

Until now, only select publishers had been given the opportunity.

To begin with, only videos shown to audiences in the UK, US, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand will have this facility.

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