Flexible Live Video Streaming on Facebook for Any Use Case

| February 13, 2018

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Live-streaming video on Facebook has come a long way in just a year. First launched through Facebook Mentions, a premium app for celebrities, it was reborn in 2016 as Facebook Live—putting live-streaming capabilities in the palm of every user’s hand.Today, Facebook Live is one of the top live-streaming platforms in the world, with 500 million people watching Facebook videos every day. By some measures, it’s even becoming more popular than YouTube: 17 percent of all U.S. internet users watch video on Facebook Live, versus 16 percent who watch on YouTube. Facebook also bests YouTube among those who watch live-streams every week.

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