Facebook users can expect to see more videos in their Facebook feed, as the social networking giant continues to push multimedia features.
The social network announced a series of new video experiments Tuesday, including a dedicated feed for videos – complete with the ability to watch multiple videos back-to-back – and a picture-in-picture feature for multitasking.
According to Will Cathcart, VP of product management for Facebook, the multitasking feature would allow users to watch a video in a “floating screen” while simultaneously multitasking on Facebook.
The company is also testing a dedicated video section within its mobile app, where users could go to watch video content exclusively.
“It can be accessed by tapping a ‘Videos’ icon at the bottom of the Facebook app on iPhone or in the ‘Favorites’ section on the left-hand side of News Feed on the web,” wrote Cathcart in a blog post announcing the video experiments.
“We’ll be testing this with a small number of people now, so this isn’t something most people will see on Facebook right away.”
Facebook is also testing a way for users to save videos in order to watch them later.
In recent months, Facebook has been testing new video features including live video and 360 degree video.
Facebook users already watch more than 3 billion videos each day, according to numbers released at the company’s F8 developer conference earlier this year.