Facebook is testing video replies in comments, cramming in even more visuals

Jose Rhoades

Facebook s aggressive pursuit of video continues unabated, as the company is now testing video replies in the form of comments on a post.

A bunch of users are now seeing a pop-up message above the camera icon on a Facebook comment box alerting them to the fact that they can now add videos.

The same goes for if you wish to reply with an existing video stored on your device.

Details for the desktop version are scarce at this early stage.


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At present, most users have the ability to post an image or text-based response on a comment thread underneath a post.

Although Snapchat comparisons get thrown about a lot in regards to Facebook, the feature would no doubt bring it closer to the visual messaging app, which is generally built upon image and video exchanges.

Jose Rhoades
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