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Facebook Live is now open for everyone to use

We’ve been seeing major brands and news outlets broadcasting live on Facebook for a few months now, and user feedback has been quite overwhelming. Now, Facebook is letting everyone broadcast live.


Facebook Live is now launched to every user on the massive social networking site. Through the use of their Mentions app for iOS and Android, anyone can broadcast real-time footage to their friends and public. Plus, Facebook has added more features to it.


You can no go Live in Facebook Groups and Events as well. This allows you to broadcast to a specific crowd and purpose. For example, in an event page, you can broadcast the happenings for those who can’t attend. There’s also Live reactions for fun and instant feedback and Live Filters to add effect on your video. Plus, there’s now the ability to send out an invitation to people watch with you.


Facebook is also rolling out a dedicated place to discover live videos categorized depending on topics or friends. Non-live videos will be available too when you just missed out the broadcast. Over 60 countries can now share live videos.



This article was contributed by Daniel Morial, a film school graduate and technology enthusiast. He's the geeky encyclopedia and salesman among his friends for anything tech.

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2 Responses

  1. the other says:

    Hopefully live events DO NOT INCLUDE the worst of humanity because we’ve had enough of it on Youtube, Liveleak, etc.

  2. Otis Redding says:

    *ehem* Suntukan sa Ace Hardware *ehem*

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