The function was first announced in 2015 and also readily available only to celebrities. Since then, Facebook has made it available to any kind of customer with an energetic account or Web page.
Live Stream to Facebook
Below's how to start a Live Video:
-In the Facebook application, begin to compose a status as you normally would.
-On iOS, a list of options will certainly appear below the text area, tap on Live Video > Continue.
-On Android, faucet on Go Live > Continue.
-Give your Online Video a title (e.g. "Playing miniature golf!") and also establish the degree of personal privacy (friends, public, etc).
When you start streaming, an alert will be sent out to your Facebook friends, alerting them of your stream. The top fifty percent of your screen will certainly reveal what your viewers are seeing, with a control to change in between the front and also back facing camera in the top-right edge.
The bottom fifty percent of the display is where notifications of comments as well as brand-new viewers will appear. Throughout a stream, you could include filter results to the Video, button in between the front and also back cam or go into remarks in the text area at the bottom.
On an iphone device, you could additionally draw on the display to highlight or highlight an object to visitors. The attracting function is missing out on from the Android version of the app (at least on my devices). Nevertheless, Android customers could send out welcomes to specific Facebook Friends throughout a Real-time Video, whereas the exact same function appears to be missing from my iOS gadgets.