Meta introduces ‘Sharing to Reels’ feature for Facebook to share reels from third-party apps


Facebook app will now be Allow users to share reels from third-party apps to their accounts. The new feature called “Sharing to Reels” will save you the hassle of downloading a video and then uploading it to Facebook. Instead, they can share these reels directly with other music apps and edit them to add audio, text, effects, captions and stickers.

According to the company’s website, “We are bringing short form, entertaining video experiences and tools that have inspired creators on Instagram to audiences on the Facebook app. Sharing on the reels allows users to show what they are doing, feeling and experiencing with your app.”

These third-party apps that will integrate with “sharing to reels” include Smule, Vita, and VivaVideo. According to the company, this feature will help users to reach more audiences on the platform.

As for the Unverse, Meta claims that Reels is their fastest growing content format, now available in over 150 countries around the world. On the Facebook app, these reels can be found at the top of the feed, in the Watch tab, in Stories, and in Groups.

Facebook last year announced Reels, a short-video sharing feature, in more than 150 countries. Meta also announced new editing tools for reel creators on Facebook. The list includes features such as remixes, drafts and video clippings.

It was recently reported that a bug in Facebook’s News Feed ranking algorithm caused a sudden ‘misinformation surge’ on users’ News Feeds. According to an internal memorandum report by ledgeFacebook’s News Feed ranking algorithm repeatedly suppressed posts from accounts sharing fake news rather than giving them more distribution. This led to a 30 percent increase in views of misinformed posts globally.

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