Facebook launches interactive gaming show platform to woo content creators

The social networking giant aims to help content creators connect and grow their businesses

Neighbourhood Technology Desk: On Tuesday Facebook announces that it’s offering a series of new formats for its online video platform including interactive game shows, quizzes and polls. New formats will be available to those creating video content on the social network, which is searching for a niche to compete against rivals ranging from Netflix to Google-owned YouTube.

One of the features from Facebook will allow interactivity, which could be used for live game shows or challenges which offer cash prizes and has already begun offering original video content, said it already has partners for the new format.Facebook is offering a combination of professionally produced shows as well as user videos to compete against its rivals.

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