With the digital revolution taking communication and networking to a whole new level, it has become easier for people to access information from their seats. Video streaming is the newest trend to take social media by storm this year. With Facebook supporting the posting of videos directly on people’s page, this year will truly be about videos with the audiences consuming it voraciously.
There are many Apps like Periscope & Meerkat already in use by many. While these videos get good traction, they do not stay for a long time. Videos on Meerkat stay only for a few moments and Periscope saves your videos for 24 hours. Facebook Mentions allows sportspeople, actors, musicians and other influencers to keep in touch with their fans. The videos are also shareable on Instagram & Twitter.
Livestreaming is definitely here to stay and this is further emphasized with many Apps coming up to help users – both personal and professional stay in touch with their followers. One such App in focus here is Livestream [https://livestream.com/]. Livestream is an App that lets you follow livestreaming of events by adding it to your page. Here is a step by step process on how you can access livestream through your Facebook.
Step 1: Log in to Facebook and type the following link: https://apps.facebook.com/livestream/
You shall be navigated to the below page. Click Install on the page that you want to streamline an event from.
Step 2: Once clicking on the desired page, you will be navigated to the respective page, where a tab of livestream will automatically be created. Events that have connected itself for livestream shall be shown to you for choosing. Select the one you want to watch.
Step 3: Once you click to Install the event, you will taken to the account. Click on follow to follow the event. You can then view the videos as and when it is uploaded. If you want to switch between the events you want to watch, click on the “Install a different event” button as shown below
The Manage Pages button helps you switch between pages if you are an admin/ editor of many other pages from your Facebook account.
So, there you have it! Go ahead and Livestream your event of Interest today! Let us know your thoughts on the same, share your experiences with us.