What is Facebook on TV and how can I make use of it?

From now on you can access your favourite social network, Facebook, through your television set. So even while you’re watching a movie, you can read the latest updates and comments from your friends or simply keep in touch with what your friends are doing. You can instantly share your views about whatever you are watching on TV or simply comment about the latest news update. There is no need to take your eyes off the screen to do so, use Facebook and watch TV at the same time!

Accessing Facebook from your Melita TV service.
Melita HD Entertainment Pack subscribers can access Facebook via their TV screen when connected to Melita’s internet service. There is no extra charge for this service. To access Facebook, simply tune in to channel 998 by dialling the channel number on the Melita HD remote control or by browsing through the channel list.

What can I do from Facebook on TV?
The service works just like when you access Facebook from your computer or mobile phone. The screen is adapted to take advantage of the Melita Netbox HD and to best fit on your TV screen. You can browse your friends’ status or walls as well as view their photos. If there is a photo you like you can simply ‘Like’ it or comment on it and this will appear in the same way that it would have you accessed your Facebook from your computer. The service also allows you to watch TV whilst you are browsing your Facebook. You may also ‘Like’ a show or comment about whatever you are watching.

How do I interact with Facebook on TV?
There is no need for a computer to access your Facebook on TV. It is all done on your TV screen via your Melita Netbox HD and your Melita internet connection. You navigate and interact with your Facebook on TV by using your Melita HD remote control. If you want to comment or type in something on your Facebook on TV, you can do so by simply using the keypad on your remote just like you would on a mobile phone.

Netbox Keypad

 Multiple accounts.
All the family can use Facebook on TV and you may also let your friends use it when they’re at your place. Switching from one profile to the other is very easy and secure. Whenever you add a profile to your Facebook on TV, a list is created on your Melita Netbox with profiles that may be accessed. When you select a particular profile, you will be requested to enter your 4-digit PIN. Once you exit from Facebook, no one can use your profile without entering the 4-digit pin, therefore making it both simple and secure.

Click here for a step by step guide on how you can create your Facebook on TV profile.

Alternatively, if you would like to either delete, change the username or 4-digit PIN of your Facebook on TV profile, kindly click here to see how.

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