Its not a secret anymore – Internet connectivity in developing is reaching more and more people. However, the connections are not always secured. As such, with its aim to bring internet to the world, Facebook will be testing offline video testing in India. This will allow Facebook adepts to download the videos and view them latter when their connection is inconsistent.
Fortunately, this will not affect the ownership of the content as the videos will be downloaded within the app itself hence users won’t be able to pirate them. The good thing here is that publishers will have control over the videos they want users to download.
The social network’s main competitor, Google, has made similar advances, with YouTube offering video downloads for a number of years already.
As demand for video content rises across all borders, content providers need to allow users in any location access to their platforms.