LG ELECTRONICS ADDS SUPPORT FOR FACEBOOK WATCH APP TO SMART TV RANGE
SYDNEY, 21st December 2020 – LG Electronics (LG) has launched support for the Facebook Watch TV app on the company’s webOS smart TVs manufactured between 2014 to 2020. The app will be available to download from the LG Content Store in all countries where Facebook Watch is available.
The arrival of the Facebook Watch app means that LG TV owners can now effortlessly discover and watch videos they love based on their interests and social connections on Facebook, via the big screen.
Launched globally in 2018, Facebook Watch attracts more than 1.25 billion viewers per month. The Facebook Watch TV app allows LG smart TV users to enjoy Facebook videos tailored to their interests and connections. Users will see videos related to Pages or Topics they follow as well as recommendations based on what their Facebook friends are reacting to. Across trending moments, their favourite creators, the latest news content, sports highlights, live videos, original shows and more, there is always something new to discover.
Users can immediately enjoy and discover new content on compatible LG TVs, including:
- Facebook Originals such as Red Table Talk, covering today’s most compelling social issues in real time with Jada Pinkett Smith; the recently-launched Red Table Talk: The Estefans with Gloria Estefan giving a whole new take on the iconic Red Table; the daytime Emmy-winning show, Returning the Favor, with Mike Rowe who spotlights everyday heroes; and Steve Harvey’s talk show, STEVE on Watch, bringing you the latest celebrity interviews and news.
- Live gaming streams and previously recorded videos from popular Facebook Gaming creators as well as livestreamed tournaments.
- Music videos from today’s top artists to up-and-coming bands and classics across various genres. Users can watch videos that have been saved, shared, or uploaded to Facebook.
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