/ Facebook Rolling Out Dedicated Gaming Tab on Its Mobile App

The Quint : Mar 16, 2019, 01:18 PM

Facebook has begun the initial roll-out of a dedicated gaming tab as part of the app's main navigation. The new "Facebook Gaming" tab is built on the company's experimental gaming hub which was launched last year as a standalone mobile app. Facebook is continuing its tests on mobile with a standalone (rebranded) Facebook Gaming app on Android. Company is rolling out the gaming tab across the network.

Social networking giant Facebook has begun the initial roll-out of a dedicated gaming tab as part of the app's main navigation.

Facebook claims that over 700 million people play games, watch gaming videos or engage in gaming groups on the platform and the gaming tab will help them connect with each other, TechCrunch reported on Thursday, 14 March.

"After clicking on the gaming tab, there will be a feed of content that points to instant games you can play with friends; videos to watch from top streamers, sports organisations and game publishers; and updates from your various gaming groups," the report said.

The new "Facebook Gaming" tab is built on the company's experimental gaming hub – Fb.gg – which was launched last year as a standalone mobile app.