How To Use Facebook Live Video

Are you confused on how to use Facebook's new Live Video feature? Facebook rolled out their new Facebook Live Video feature to allow users to live stream video directly on Facebook. Live streaming is becoming increasingly popular on social media and it's a great to increase interaction between you and your fans. Great to use when you have events, a guest speaker, or simply want to connect with your fans in real time. If you want to use this function, you'll need use it on your mobile device through the Facebook App (IOS APP or Android app). 

To start a live broadcast:

  1. Log into the Facebook iOS app or Facebook Android app
  2. Tap  at the top of your Timeline, News Feed or Page
  3. Tap 
  4. Write an optional description for your broadcast
  5. Tap Go Live to begin your broadcast

When you want to end your broadcast, tap Finish.

Your broadcast can be no longer than 30 minutes. When you end your broadcast, it'll stay on your Timeline or Page like any other video.

Note: You can block viewers during a live broadcast by tapping the profile picture next to a viewer's comment and then tapping Block. You can unblock someone that you've previously blocked.