Facebook Watch original video tab launches to all U.S. users

Facebook has officially opened its new Watch tab to everyone in the U.S. after a limited rollout a month ago.

Available on Facebook’s native mobile apps, desktop site, and TV apps – Watch lets users subscribe to their favorite series instead of just haphazardly stumbling upon one-off videos in the News Feed. U.S. users will now see the TV icon in the mobile navigation bar and desktop site bookmarks.

Meanwhile, Facebook is trying to ensure that user generated videos don’t get taken down for including music owned by the major record labels. Bloomberg reports Facebook is offering the labels hundreds of millions of dollars for a deal that would let infringing videos stay up rather than be removed, to the great annoyance of users.

Source: Bloomberg