Have you ever wished you could share something with your friends and family in the moment but, they weren’t able to be with you in person. With Facebook’s new live-streaming feature you can do just that. I’m Smyth from PhoneWallpapers.Us.
How to Facebook Live Video Streaming
In this post I’m going to teach you how to live stream on Facebook. Now let’s get started. Note that I’ll be demonstrating on an iPhone but you can do this on Android devices as well.
Benefits Facebook Live Stream
There are lots of great reasons to try out the Facebook live feature, you could livestream a party, or celebration, or events like graduation ceremonies, or speeches so your family members and friends that cannot be there in person can still enjoy the moments with you.
If you own a business you can also use Facebook live to connect with your customers, do product demonstrations, or tutorials and grow your social media following.
The Facebook live feature can be easily accessed on the Facebook mobile app. If you don’t have the app on your device yet, download it for free from your device’s App Store or Playstore on Android.
Launch Facebook for Live Stream
Now launch Facebook, inside the what’s on your mind box that you usually use to create a new post tap live. Next type in some information about your stream. You can add a description if you like, you can also adjust privacy settings if you don’t want your stream to be visible to everyone. Tap friends.
Then choose who you’d like to be able to see your live broadcast. Decide whether you want a recording of your stream to be posted to your timeline when you’re done. Finally indicate whether you want your friends to be notified that you’re starting a stream.
If your friends are with you you can tag them if you want. Tap the tag icon, then type in the name of the friends you’d like to tag.
Tap the smiley face icon to add an activity or feeling. Then select the activity you’re doing. Tap the location icon to take your location. When you’re ready to begin your broadcast, tap the start live video buttom. Also Read: 6 Method How to Post a YouTube Video to Facebook
Now that you’re streaming live you can test out some of Facebook’s cool special effects if you’d like. Tap the magic wand to access them. You can switch between the front and back cameras on your device by tapping the camera icon.
If the video seems a little dark tap the lightning bolt to turn on your camera’s flash. If you’d like to post a comment for your viewers, tap the comment icon. Type in what you’d like to say, then tap post. When your viewers leave comments, tap the thumbs up buttom to like them. When you’re done streaming tap finish.
Tips Before Facebook Live Video Streaming
If you want to make your live streams even better here are a few tips we think could help you make improvements.
Number one, make sure you have a solid internet connection before you start streaming. go into your device’s settings and double check that your Wi-Fi or cellular data is set up properly. If you have a poor connection or your internet is slow your stream might not go smoothly.
Number two, watch other people’s live streams to get inspiration and ideas. Check out Facebook pages by your favorite celebrities or companies to see what they do in their live streams and see if you can use any of their tactics in your own broadcasts.
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Number three, make use of the fun filters and special effects Facebook offers, this is an easy way to switch things up and add a fun flirty to your streams.
Number four, ask your viewers for feedback. See if they like what you’re doing and ask them for comments, they might have some constructive criticism, advice or suggestions.
Lastly number five, go live within a group or a event page. This is great if you’re streaming from a party or other event, this way anyone who is unable to attend can easily watch your stream, and people who attended the event can watch your live video later and relive the memories.
That’s all it takes to livestream on Facebook. Thanks for reading. If you found this article helpful we’d love it if you’d check out PhoneWallpapers.Us for free most popular tutorials app and others.