Facebook Brings Live Audio Feature In Time For Christmas

By Tishya , Dec 22, 2016 11:45 AM EST

After the huge success of Facebook's video calling feature, the company has launched its much awaited Live Audio Feature on Dec 20, 2016. It is a very useful feature especially for those users who just want to enjoy a seamless audio streaming on their smartphones.

This innovative new feature of LIVE Audio enables the broadcasters to feed their content in Audio only format. Previously, the publishers can only feed in Video format which is really a nightmare for users with low-speed internet connectivity.

Who Is Going To Provide The LIVE Audio Streaming

The introductory feature has been launched in association with well-known books publisher Harper Collins, British local radio station LBC and BBC world service. The product specialist behind this are Shirley lp and software engineer Bhavana Radhakrishnan who mentioned in a blog post that this feature prominently is very useful especially in the suburban areas where internet speed is still a nightmare.

How The LIVE Audio Feature Works

For anybody running iOS, it will be conceivable to keep sound playing while perusing different parts of Facebook. There is no compelling reason to stay on the post when you just need the audio. Be that as it may, things are surprisingly better for Android clients as it will be conceivable to explore out of the application and keep the sound playing while getting on with different things.

How The LIVE Audio Feature Can Add Revenue To Facebook

Will Facebook earn something from this? This is a billion dollar question that everyone is asking. The answer is quite simply, yes definitely. It is going to be a revenue generating feature for Facebook as according to a survey conducted by Global Web Index, LIVE streaming is gaining popularity day-by-day. It is estimated that in 2017 it will cross the 50 percent mark in all media types, sources said.

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