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Facebook rolling out support for viewing and sharing Live Photos

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Facebook rolling out support for viewing and sharing Live Photos

When Apple presented Live Photos at its September 2015 iPhone 6s adventure it additionally introduced an SDK permitting 3rd-events to put in force support for them, at the same time as in particular pronouncing that Live Photos can be coming to Facebook prior to yr-finish.

Following Tumblr's iOS app which used to be the primary app to support Live Photos function, Facebook lately began rolling out the power to add and view Live Photos from inside of their iOS app, TechCrunch stories.

According to a record revealed just lately by way of The Verge, Facebook is now within the means of rolling out support, amid additional checking out, for viewing and sharing Live Photos on iOS-primarily based units inside of its app. Facebook’s support for Live Photos hasn't ever been in query, but if the social networking large might get round to assisting the brand new function used to be by no means showed. Looks like the corporate is no less than looking to get support rolled out to lots of its customers sooner than Christmas kicks in.

The complete rollout gained’t be finished till someday in 2016, although.

Live Photos on Facebook are viewable on any iOS software with iOS 9.0 or later, together with the iPhone 4s. Live Photos display as static photographs on your feed through default. To animate a Live Photo, you must faucet and grasp the icon within the nook which seems like a suite of concentric circles which resembles the Live Photos icon in Apple’s Camera app.

This is a staggered free up so Facebook isn’t pushing support for Live Photos out to everybody without delay. “While a few folks will see them get started shooting up of their feeds as early as this morning, many gained’t see them till the brand new yr,” the newsletter cautions.


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