How to go "Live on Facebook"?

Facebook, one of the most favorite social media platform of today’s generation, which has launched this “Facebook Live” feature in April 2016. This is a live video streaming service that lets anyone broadcast from their mobile devices straight to their Facebook News Feed. Most of the celebrities and Facebook marketers are making full use of it.

To go live on Facebook, open your Facebook Mobile App.

  • Go to the News Feed and tap the “Live” option denoted by the camcorder icon.

  • Otherwise, open up the status bar by tapping “What’s on your mind?” Then, select “Live Video” option from the menu.

  • Give Facebook access to your camera and microphone when prompted.

  • Switch the privacy settings to “Only me” or “Friends” or “Public” according to your preferences.

  • Give an appealing description of your video.

  • Tag friends and chose the location or add an activity if you like to.

  • Set up the view of your camera. The background of your setup screen is the view the camera captures. The rotating arrow icon in the top-right corner indicates the camera.

  • There are options available for flipping and brightness settings etc., for the video. You can also add lenses, filters, writing and drawing to your video.

  • Click the blue colored “Go Live” button to start broadcasting.

  • You can also interact with viewers and commenters while broadcasting.

  • Click “Finish” to mark the end of your broadcast.

  • Post your reply and save the video to your camera roll.

  • You’re done now!!

Have a happy Live experience!!

Updated on: 22-Apr-2022

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