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Facebook videos on your News Feed to now autoplay with audio

If the phone is on silent mode, videos will not play with sound

IANS  |  New York 

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is soon rolling out an update to all its users that would autoplay the sound of a on News Feed, without users having to tap on it.

In a blog post on Wednesday, said that as people had begun watching more on phones, they expected sound when the volume on their devices was turned on.

"After testing sound on and hearing positive feedback, we're slowly bringing it to more people. With this update, sound fades in and out as you scroll through videos in News Feed, bringing those videos to life," said.

However, if the phone is on silent mode, videos will not play with sound. Users can also disable the feature of autoplay in Settings.

Earlier on Facebook, you could either scroll through your or watch a But in its latest update, users can now scroll through and watch a by minimizing that to a picture-in-picture view that would keep the playing in any corner of the screen.

"You can drag the to any corner of the screen, and if you're using an device, you can keep the playing even when you exit the app to do something else on your phone," the social media giant said.

In its new update, vertical videos will look better with a larger preview in on mobile devices. The update is available to all watching videos on and

is soon rolling out a app to stores for Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Samsung Smart TV.

"Last year we rolled out the ability for you to stream videos from to your TV, and this announcement expands this capability. With the app, you can watch videos shared by friends or Pages you follow, top live videos from around the world, and recommended videos based on your interests," said.

Users can also catch up on videos they have saved to watch later, as well as revisit videos they have already watched, shared or uploaded.

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Facebook videos on your News Feed to now autoplay with audio

If the phone is on silent mode, videos will not play with sound

If the phone is on silent mode, videos will not play with sound
is soon rolling out an update to all its users that would autoplay the sound of a on News Feed, without users having to tap on it.

In a blog post on Wednesday, said that as people had begun watching more on phones, they expected sound when the volume on their devices was turned on.

"After testing sound on and hearing positive feedback, we're slowly bringing it to more people. With this update, sound fades in and out as you scroll through videos in News Feed, bringing those videos to life," said.

However, if the phone is on silent mode, videos will not play with sound. Users can also disable the feature of autoplay in Settings.

Earlier on Facebook, you could either scroll through your or watch a But in its latest update, users can now scroll through and watch a by minimizing that to a picture-in-picture view that would keep the playing in any corner of the screen.

"You can drag the to any corner of the screen, and if you're using an device, you can keep the playing even when you exit the app to do something else on your phone," the social media giant said.

In its new update, vertical videos will look better with a larger preview in on mobile devices. The update is available to all watching videos on and

is soon rolling out a app to stores for Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Samsung Smart TV.

"Last year we rolled out the ability for you to stream videos from to your TV, and this announcement expands this capability. With the app, you can watch videos shared by friends or Pages you follow, top live videos from around the world, and recommended videos based on your interests," said.

Users can also catch up on videos they have saved to watch later, as well as revisit videos they have already watched, shared or uploaded.
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Facebook videos on your News Feed to now autoplay with audio

If the phone is on silent mode, videos will not play with sound

is soon rolling out an update to all its users that would autoplay the sound of a on News Feed, without users having to tap on it.

In a blog post on Wednesday, said that as people had begun watching more on phones, they expected sound when the volume on their devices was turned on.

"After testing sound on and hearing positive feedback, we're slowly bringing it to more people. With this update, sound fades in and out as you scroll through videos in News Feed, bringing those videos to life," said.

However, if the phone is on silent mode, videos will not play with sound. Users can also disable the feature of autoplay in Settings.

Earlier on Facebook, you could either scroll through your or watch a But in its latest update, users can now scroll through and watch a by minimizing that to a picture-in-picture view that would keep the playing in any corner of the screen.

"You can drag the to any corner of the screen, and if you're using an device, you can keep the playing even when you exit the app to do something else on your phone," the social media giant said.

In its new update, vertical videos will look better with a larger preview in on mobile devices. The update is available to all watching videos on and

is soon rolling out a app to stores for Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Samsung Smart TV.

"Last year we rolled out the ability for you to stream videos from to your TV, and this announcement expands this capability. With the app, you can watch videos shared by friends or Pages you follow, top live videos from around the world, and recommended videos based on your interests," said.

Users can also catch up on videos they have saved to watch later, as well as revisit videos they have already watched, shared or uploaded.

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