Facebook launches new app only for celebrities: Following the footsteps of live-streaming video apps Periscope and Meerkat, Facebook has also launched a new ‘Live’ feature to its Mentions app. This feature will be available only to celebrities. The new feature will allow the celebrities to broadcast their live videos to their fans.
Facebook Launches ‘Live’ Feature to Mentions App, Only For Celebrities :
Whereas the celebrities such as actors, musicians, sports personalities can now get closer to their fans. Users will be able to locate the live videos from the News Feeds of the celebrity followed by them.
“We’re excited to introduce Live, a new way for public figures to share live video from Mentions with their fans on Facebook. With Live, public figures can take fans behind the scenes, host a Q&A, share announcements, and more — all in real time,” Facebook writes in its blog post.
Besides access to the video on News Feed, people who have recently interacted with a celebrity’s posts will receive a notification when the broadcast of the celebrity they recently interacted with begins.
Facebook has mentioned some basic steps to start the live broadcast. Celebrities, who wish to start a live broadcast from Facebook Mentions, they have to follow the following steps, which have been mentioned by the Facebook organizers.
- First, tap on Post and then have to click on the Live Video button.
- Then, you have to add a description for the video.
- After that, click on Go Live button to start the broadcast.
- Once your broadcast is complete, end it by tapping on the Stop button.
Also, the video gets automatically saved to your Facebook page, which can be removed any time.
By following these steps they can add any video that they want to share with their fans. By this they can have good interaction with their fans.