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How to find and watch Facebook Live streaming video with your Apple TV

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Facebook has recently launched its Videos app for the Apple TV, providing shared videos to users freed from most of the commentary the social network provides —AppleInsider examines the offering.

Revealed in early February, and launched on Tuesday, Facebook Video is a free app for the fourth generation Apple TV, with an emphasis on video shared across the social network. The app pulls videos from user feeds presented mostly without user commentary beyond emoticons.

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The login process is simple. A code is presented on the Apple TV after download, with a corresponding code given to users through the mobile app, or through a browser session on a Mac.

In our experience, the login process took less than 30 seconds. Some users closer to launch time on Tuesday initially reported different codes, but quitting an re-launching the Apple TV app seems to rectify that problem.

Time to watch!

Users are taken to a landing page occupied by four main "channels" —"Shared by Friends," "Following," "Top Live Videos" and "Recently Watched.

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