Facebook announced an audio-based feature to rival Spotify and Clubhouse. Today, the company announced the launch today of “Soundbites”, which are audio stories that can be listened to for up to 5 minutes and conversational pieces.
Facebook announced that soundbites would allow users to record jokes, inspiration moments, anecdotes and poetry. This feature will be tested with a small group of people, including Drew Lynch and Lolo Spencer. Then, it will be rolled out to the wider community.
Facebook Soundbite: How do you create one?
Step 1. Tap your Profile Photo in the Bottom Right Corner of the Facebook App to Navigate to the Menu.
Step 2 Click on the Videos on Watch Bookmark.
Step 3 Tap the Audio button at the top.
Next, find the Soundbites section. Next, tap Create.
Step 5 Grant microphone permissions for recording a soundbite.
Step 6 Click on the microphone icon and create your soundbite. To stop recording, tap the pause button. If you wish to record another audio file, tap the microphone. There are many sound effects that you can add to the background.
7th Step: After you’ve finished creating your soundbite edit, click Next in the upper right corner to insert details.
Step 8 Tap to Publish.
The company also revealed the launch of Facebook podcasts. Fidji SIMO, head of Facebook’s app, stated in a blog that Facebook users would soon be able listen to podcasts on their Facebook app within the next few month. This will happen both when backgrounding is enabled or while the app itself is being used. She wrote that it was still difficult to find podcasts you enjoy, and she promised to help users to easily discover new episodes and podcasts based on their interests.
Live Audio Rooms
The company also announced the launch of a live audio room feature on Messenger and Facebook. Facebook announced that Live Audio Rooms will be available for testing in Groups. This feature is now accessible to the 1.8 billion users of Groups every month. All users of the Messenger app and Facebook will have access to the feature by summer.
Facebook announced an audio-based feature to rival Spotify and Clubhouse. Today, the company announced the launch of “Soundbites”, which is a short audio story and conversation that can be up to 5 minutes in length. Facebook stated that soundbites would enable users to share audio stories and conversations up to five minutes in length.