instagram answer will be available now facebook app. The social media company has started rolling out the reels Facebook Users in the US for both iOS and Android devices. Reel News Feed or Group will be available on Facebook. Users will be able to create reels consisting of music, audio, effects and more.
“Today we are launching Reel on Facebook for iOS and Android in the US. We are bringing the concise, entertaining video experiences and tools that have driven creators on Instagram to more creators and audiences on the Facebook app”, The company wrote in a blog post.
When watching a reel on Facebook, users will be able to follow the creator, like and comment on the video directly from it, or share it with friends. Facebook says users can search for reels based on their interests and what’s popular in Stories and Rooms, as well as a new, dedicated News Feed section at the top of the News Feed. Creators will be able to reach a wider audience not only through their existing followers but also through Facebook Reels.
Facebook testing feature to recommend Instagram reels to Facebook
The social media giant also revealed that it is testing the ability for Instagram creators to recommend their reels on Facebook. As part of the test, a small number of Instagram creators will see the option to recommend their reel on Facebook. The creators will have the right to decide whether they want to share it on Facebook or not.
Facebook has also announced a Reels Play bonus program to invest more than $1 billion in creators by 2022. With the new bonus program, Facebook will help creators earn money by watching their reels. The Reels Play Bonus will initially be invite-only. It will be available to users in the US and will later be expanded to other countries over time.