Facebook Live Android – Facebook is pushing videos as the next big thing on the platform. It has brought a host of new features to incorporate more videos, both on Facebook and Instagram.
The social media platform has added a lot of new features to attract more users to the platform – Facebook users can now go live via face shipping MSQRD app, which allows them to use different Snapchat like filters during the live video.
Facebook live is a live video broadcasting service that let’s every Facebook users broadcast from their mobile devices.
Facebook live Android isn’t meant for individuals alone, they are used by companies to promote their products and services. In this step by step guide, we will show you how to go live on Facebook using your Android device. Let’s dive in.
Facebook Rolls Out Live Videos
Videos have become a popular form of expression across social media platforms and Facebook has long plans for it. Live videos on Facebook was first rolled out in 2015, they are raw videos which makes me genuine and popular.
The roll out of the Facebook live videos to Android users will kick off with users in the US, but Facebook says it will hit other countries within the coming weeks.
Facebook says that more than 60% of people watching live videos are using Android devices to do so. Now, Android users will be able to get on the action, create and broadcast their own live videos.
Steps To Broadcast Facebook Live Video On Android Devices
The live videos are eligible to show up in a friend’s news feed during the live event, as well as after the live event. Follow these steps to go live on your Facebook Android.
- Visit your Facebook app on your Android device.
- Tap what’s on your mind at the top of your news feed.
- Click the live video icon.
- Write a description for your live video.
- Choose an audience for your video – can be public, or friends.
- Tap Go live and start your live video.
- Click finish when our done with your live videos.
During your Facebook live Android video you will be able to see the total number of live viewers, the names of Facebook friends who are watching your live broadcast, also reply in real-time to comments from your audience.
Once you end your live video, the footage of the video is saved to your Facebook timeline. You can choose to delete the video or keep it on your Facebook timeline so that your friends who have not watched it can watch it later.
Note; the maximum limit time for a Facebook live video is 30 minutes and above.