Fb 'Sports activities Stadium' Lets You Speak Trash on Recreation Day
Simply in time for the Tremendous Bowl, Fb is launching a web-based sports activities hub the place you’ll be able to root on your favourite group with associates and speak trash with rival followers throughout main sporting occasions.
It is referred to as "Fb Sports activities Stadium," a digital gathering place for following and discussing massive video games in actual-time. The corporate is rolling the product out Thursday for American soccer video games, with plans to broaden it to different sports activities around the globe, together with soccer and basketball.
Fb says Sports activities Stadium can be a spot the place you will get reside scores and updates, swap recreation commentary and skim posts from professional outsiders like groups and journalists.
"With 650 million sports activities followers, Fb is the world’s largest stadium," Fb Product Supervisor Steve Kafka stated in an organization publish.
"Now we have constructed a spot dedicated to sports activities so you will get the sensation you are watching the sport with your mates even if you aren’t collectively."
It is type of like Moments, a function launched final fall by Twitter that curates tweets, pictures and movies concerning the day’s most talked-about occasions — solely Sports activities Stadium will probably be devoted solely to sporting occasions.
Fb says Sports activities Stadium is obtainable now for iPhone customers within the U.S., which theoretically means it’s going to be put to the check this weekend for the AFC and NFC championship soccer video games. You possibly can entry it by looking for a person recreation.
The function can be expanded to different cellular platforms within the coming weeks, Fb says.