Today we’re launching the Facebook Sports Stadium, a dedicated place to experience sports in real-time with your friends and the world. Check out our product announcement here: http://newsroom.fb.com/news/2016/01/facebook-sports-stadium With 650 million sports fans, Facebook is the world’s largest stadium. People already turn to Facebook to celebrate, commiserate, and talk trash with their friends and other fans.Now we’ve built a place devoted to sports so you can get the feeling you’re watching the game with your friends even when you aren’t together.
Posted by Sports on Facebook on Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Facebook just launched their newest product yet. Today Facebook Launched Facebook Sports Stadium which is a dedicated place in the app in which you can experience sports in real-time with your friends and the world.
With the new Facebook Sports Stadium, all content on Facebook related to any game is in one place, and it comes in real time and appears chronologically.
Here are a few of the things you can see:
Posts from your friends, and their comments on plays.
Posts and the commentary from experts, like teams, leagues, and journalists, with the easy access to their Pages.
Live scores, stats and a play-by-play
Game info, like where to find the game on TV
You can follow the action as the game unfolds with a live play-by-play , and even like, comment on, and share individual plays. You can get quickly up to speed with live scores and the most discussed plays.
“It’s a second experience that we hope makes watching the broadcast even better” – Facebook
The new Facebook Sports Stadium will support only American Football at first but will continue to serve other sports around the world like basketball, soccer, and more very soon. It is only supported on iPhone in the US right now but will be expanding onto other platforms in the coming weeks.