Facebook Live is one of the most popular features for the platform, and the company is constantly seen makes changes to it. The latest update that it has brought to the feature is a built-in screen sharing function. Spotted first by The Next Web, Facebook is adding the ability to directly share your screen on Facebook Live. Which means, you can stream your computer on Facebook Live. Earlier you needed a third-party application to do this. Also Read - How to hide likes on Instagram, Facebook if you don't want social media validationAlso Read - Happy Friendship Day 2021: How to send Friendship Day wishes Stickers on WhatsApp
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As shown in the above tweet, when you go live from Facebook, you will now see an option appear on the right-hand side under FaceTime Camera with a button marked Share Screen”. If you tap on Share Screen , a prompt will follow asking to install the Facebook Screen Sharing extension to your browser.
According to The Next Web this option was available in Chrome, but not on Firefox. Then, when you do share your screen, you ll be able to choose an application, a particular tab within your browser, or your entire screen. In the past, third-party software Open Broadcaster Software was necessary to share your screen with Facebook Live. ALSO READ: Facebook flaw exposes porn stars real name, private information
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Another feature under works in Facebook s kitchen is a software that could animate your profile picture based on emoji reactions by your friends or followers. The concept is similar to Apple s Animoji feature for iPhone X, where facial-scanning technology is used to create 3D versions based on your facial expressions.
Also rumored is a feature to help users locked out of their accounts regain access through a face scan. Yes, facial recognition logins. This could be particularly useful in times when a two-factor authentication via SMS is not possible, say on-flight or in a poor-network zone. Facebook too stepped forward to confirm the development of such a functionality. ALSO READ: Facebook tests snooze feature to temporarily mute friends without unfollowing