Jackie Dove was in charge of The Next Web's Creativity channel from February 2014 through October 2015. Jackie Dove was in charge of The Next Web's Creativity channel from February 2014 through October 2015.
It appears that Facebook — that bastion of experimentation — is trying out a new way of displaying online video. Some users recently spotted what has been dubbed “carousel” style viewing in Facebook’s iOS app.
Facebook just showed me a new "more videos" scrolling carousel on iOS pic.twitter.com/zATriXt8S5
— Matt Navarra ⭐️ (@MattNavarra) September 2, 2015
There also appears to be a pop-out, picture-in-picture style function at play as well. The video pulls out of position, allowing the user to scroll up or down while watching. True multitasking there.
This is what Facebook's new picture-in-picture floating video player looks like on iOS pic.twitter.com/G3Smc4gV0c
— Matt Navarra ⭐️ (@MattNavarra) September 3, 2015
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