Sure, it was Tiktok that started the cringe and made Reels famous. But Instagram is not behind in this race. Speaking of Reels, you can now upload and watch these short videos on Facebook too. Meanwhile, it has been a long time since the platform launched Reels. For those of you who don’t know, in this article, we’ll share everything to know about Reels on the social media giant.
Moreover, Reels on Facebook also help expand their cross-platform capabilities since Instagram Reels have taken a considerable market share. Moreover, the social media giant has enhanced Reel sharing by letting users share Reels from Instagram to Facebook.
Facebook Reels Play Bonus Program
Now for the interesting part, Zuckerberg announced on Tuesday that the platform is launching Facebook Reels globally; after the initial run in the U.S. What’s more, is that users will now be able to make money off Reels.
To get users to make money from Facebook Reels, the platform adds features like tack banners and sticker ads to their Reels or short videos. However, as of now, this feature is only rolling out in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. As for the other parts of the world, users would have to wait a little longer.
In addition to the sticker ads, the platform will also launch full-screen ads in between the Reels. Apart from the short videos, Facebook is also adding a handful of clipping tools for creators to curate live or long videos on its platform with the option to integrate Reels into the Facebook Watch section.
While the social media giant has already expanded its reels to 150 countries, its Reels play bonus program will gradually roll out to other parts of the world. While the process of watching Reels on Facebook is pretty simple, here is how you can watch it, in case you have any doubts regarding the same.
How to watch Facebook Reels?
Reels are displayed on Facebook’s news feed. Once you click on Reels, you’re taken to a new page wherein you can swipe up and go to the next video. The process is akin to being found on other platforms, both simple and addictive.
In addition, users will get to see the Reels according to their interests and what’s trending. The platform also lets users create groups and share Reels, allowing for a more personal experience and curating communities based on Reels. Lastly, do you think Facebook can take on the Reels giant Tiktok via its reels play bonus program along with Instagram? Let us know your thoughts.