Facebook unveils a new platform for original shows on the world's largest social network with "Watch."

Comprised of shows made up of episodes – live or recorded – that follow a consistent theme or storyline, the platform is a great format if you want to share a video series, like a weekly cooking show, a daily vlog, or a set of videos with recurring characters or themes.

The new platform is intended for all creators and publishers, in hopes of building a community of passionate fans, and earn money for their work. With Facebook Live providing a background on jumpstarting "Watch," the company learned that people’s comments and reactions to a video are often as much a part of the experience as the video itself.

So when you watch a show, you can see comments and connect with friends and other viewers while watching---you can even participate in a dedicated Facebook Group for a particular show.

While the platform is still in its testing phase, for now, "Watch" will be available to a limited group of people in the U.S. on mobile, desktop, and TV apps, before it becomes widely available to more people in the U.S. in the coming weeks.

Also, Instagram now lets you add friends to your live videos.

What To Read Next

*If you submitted your e-mail address and placed an order, we may use your e-mail address to inform you regularly about similar products without prior explicit consent. You can object to the use of your e-mail address for this purpose at any time without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs. Each newsletter contains an unsubscribe link. Alternatively, you can object to receiving the newsletter at any time by sending an e-mail to info@highsnobiety.com

Web Accessibility Statement

Titelmedia (Highsnobiety), is committed to facilitating and improving the accessibility and usability of its Website, www.highsnobiety.com. Titelmedia strives to ensure that its Website services and content are accessible to persons with disabilities including users of screen reader technology. To accomplish this, Titelmedia has engaged UsableNet Inc, a leading web accessibility consultant to help test, remediate and maintain our Website in-line with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), which also bring the Website into conformance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.


Please be aware that our efforts to maintain accessibility and usability are ongoing. While we strive to make the Website as accessible as possible some issues can be encountered by different assistive technology as the range of assistive technology is wide and varied.

Contact Us

If, at any time, you have specific questions or concerns about the accessibility of any particular webpage on this Website, please contact us at accessibility@highsnobiety.com, +49 (0)30 235 908 500. If you do encounter an accessibility issue, please be sure to specify the web page and nature of the issue in your email and/or phone call, and we will make all reasonable efforts to make that page or the information contained therein accessible for you.