Broadcast live from your camera or game

Use your own equipment and streaming software to go live on Facebook

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Build immersive and interactive live video experiences on Facebook, incorporating professional quality streaming video and the ability to interact with viewers in creative new ways.

Getting Started

Share live video from more than just your smartphone

Boost the production quality of your live broadcasts by streaming from external cameras and incorporating professional capabilities like special effects and lower thirds.

Fox Sports used Grabyo to generate “live instant replay” video clips from a Facebook Live broadcast while it was still in progress.

Explore new ways to engage viewers

You'll gain access to your live video comments, reactions and mentions when you combine the Live API with Facebook's Graph API. With these real-time results, you can analyze comments, produce live-polling graphics and moderate comments as they come in.

CNN worked with Telescope's Live studio to bring comments directly into a Facebook Live video.

Go live from an external camera, or even a drone

With the Live API, you can add live support to your devices and stream high-quality live videos to Facebook.

Tastemade uses the Mevo Camera by Livestream to go live on their Facebook Page. With just one tap, they're able to cut to multiple HD cameras with a single stationary 4K camera.
Professional photographer Trey Ratcliff uses the DJI Phantom drone to capture breathtaking aerial footage. Using the DJI GO app, drone pilots can share live video on Facebook and see real-time comments from viewers.

Our Partners

Here are a few of our Media Solutions partners already using the Live API:


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