Facebook launches sports hub for real-time interaction

Facebook sports hub

Facebook on Wednesday announced a new feature that allows sports fans to interaction in real-time during their favorite sporting events.

Facebook said the tool, called “Facebook Sports Stadium,” will allows users see posts from their friends and comments on specific plays. It will also provide live scores, statistics and play-by-play.

The feature becomes available to iPhone users on Thursday.

Facebook’s new sports hub will start with American football. The company will then expand the app around the world with other sports included in future updates.

The company said non-iPhone users will gain access to its new sports feature in “the coming weeks.”