Approximately 78% of the Facebook audience engages in Facebook Live videos. The camera icon that is located at the left of your search bar is what you should tap in order to start streaming. You can add a location and tag friends in order to gain more relevant viewers during your stream. Once you’ve hit the, “Start Live Video” button, you can start communicating with your viewers by responding to any comments or questions they leave in the stream.
- To begin streaming on Facebook Live, you click the camera icon that is located towards the left of the search bar.
- Before your stream is active, you can tag your friends and choose an activity so that it gains a larger audience.
- Once you’re live you can interact with viewers by responding to their comments and other interactions.
“Since its launch, live streaming video has exploded in popularity — particularly on Facebook Live, where according to Vimeo, 78% of online audiences are watching video on Facebook Live as of 2018.”