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How to go live on Facebook

Facebook Live is a special feature of Facebook. It allows users to live broadcast their videos over Facebook. Facebook Live is used to share the live scenes with friends. The users can block specific viewers if they wish. In the past decade, the maximum time limit for broadcasting was 30 minutes, but now the user can live up to 4 hours. Facebook live video supports:

  1. Filters
  2. Horizontal or vertical video mirroring
  3. Screenwriting
  4. Live commenting
  5. Feedback

These are the following steps used to use the Facebook Live feature of Facebook:

Facebook App

1) Login into Facebook Account

Firstly, launch the Facebook app and we will directly reach the News Feed page. But if we are not login, enter the username, phone number, and email address, followed by the password in the given tab.

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2) Click to the Live icon.

After login into Facebook, click on the Live icon below the News Feed page where we entered the status responding to: "What's on our mind?".

How to go live on Facebook

3) Allow Facebook

To proceed further, first allow Facebook to take pictures and recording videos. By doing this, Facebook will be able to take pictures and recording videos. We have to allow Facebook to record audio also.

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4) Click to the Start Live Video

Once we allowed Facebook to capture pictures and recording audio and video, we will see the live video page of Facebook. We have to click on the Start Live Video button for starting live video.

How to go live on Facebook

5) Select Filters and Feeling

We can use filters for live video by clicking on the filter icon, and users can also add feelings by clicking on the emoji icon.

How to go live on Facebook

6) Tagging and location

We can also add the location and tag a friend in the same way as we have done in posting pictures and videos.

7) Finish live video

The live video will be started after clicking on the Start Live Video. If we want to end the video, click on the Finish button located below the comment section.

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Website

1) Login into Facebook Account

Firstly, open the Facebook official website by pasting the https://www.facebook.com/ in the address bar of preferred web browser. If we are already logged into Facebook, we will directly reach the News Feed page. But if not, enter the username, phone number, and email address, followed by the password in the given tab.

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2) Click to the Live icon.

How to go live on Facebook

3) Allow Facebook

How to go live on Facebook

4) Enter to the Live Producer

Now, enter the Live producer by clicking on the Next.

How to go live on Facebook

The live producer can suffer from switching problems. The browser version may not support the camera feature in Live Producer. In order to start our live video, we have to update our browser by downloading the latest beta version of Chrome or use Firefox. The Live Producer is not fully supported in Safari, Internet Explorer or older versions of Edge.

How to go live on Facebook
How to go live on Facebook

5) Click to Go Live

From the Live Producer page, click on the Go Live button, and in response to that click, our live video will start.

How to go live on Facebook

We can also schedule the live video by clicking on the Schedule a live video present below the Go live now option.

How to go live on Facebook




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