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  • Facebook makes TV more interactive
  • Facebook makes TV more interactive
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Facebook makes TV more interactive

Since we’ve gotten used to checking our notifications every few minutes, many of us can’t sit through a programme without tapping away on phones or tablets. To turn our attention back to the TV, Facebook has introduced a range of features that let viewers interact with what they’re watching.



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