There’s a new Facebook Live Update. Unlike Instagram’s, there is nothing broken so far!
For all us regular folks, we can now livestream through pages! Since the first Live update, it was pretty much exclusive to celebrities and verified businesses. This is something we’re really excited about and one of the updates that we’ve really been looking forward to. If you’ve been keeping up with us recently, you’ll know that we’ve been experimenting with LIVE and Snapchat (Add us – Optician1), and have been waiting for this update for a while now. Facebook’s also added the options to livestream on groups and events. From Facebook’s official statement “ Live in Groups allows you to broadcast to just the people in the Facebook Group – so you can go live in your family group, or share a workout plan in a fitness group. Live in Events means you can go live from a birthday party to allow those that can’t make it to join the fun, and a performer can go live backstage to the people who’ve RSVP-ed to the event to give them a sneak peak. You can even use Events to schedule a live Q&A session.”
As part of this update, Facebook have started getting created and have added the option to switch through filters in-stream, “coming soon we’ll add the ability to draw or doodle on your video while live.”
Another feature added this week, and probably one of my favourite additions added by Facebook, is Live Map.
“People don’t want to miss out on great broadcasts that are live right now. So today, we’re starting to roll out a dedicated place on Facebook’s mobile app where you can discover live video that the world is talking about, live video from the friends and creators that matter most to you, and live video on topics you’re interested in.” – Facebook
If you want the full story from Facebook, here’s the official announcement.
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