Connect with your community in real time.


See Requirements

Live video content must comply with: Data Policy, Community Standards and Community Guidelines from Facebook and from Instagram, and Terms of use.


You can live stream to your Page, group, profile, or event via the Facebook app on your mobile device or by using a camera and stre aming software (also referred to as an encoder). Some restrictions may apply.

If you wish to live stream using a camera and an encoder, you’ll need to broadcast using Live Producer.

Go Live on Facebook to connect with your viewers in real time. Live broadcasts are interactive, giving your viewers the opportunity to comment, react, ask questions or just follow along. It's a great way to share conversations, performances, Q&As and more with your community.

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Connect with your community

Deepen your connections with interactivity tools including Live With on Facebook.

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Earn money

Monetize your Live videos with In Stream Ads, Subscriptions, and Stars on Facebook Live.

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Engage safely

Take control of your Live videos with Live safety features like Comment Moderation and Community Manager on Facebook Live.

Get started on Live.

Go live to interact with fans, generate excitement around real-time content, and produce a social viewing experience for your community to engage in conversation. Give your fans the opportunity to connect with you and spark a dialogue in real-time. Create and amplify your content with Facebook Live.

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