Use Facebook Live

Facebook Live, despite its occasional misuse, is a fun and interactive way to keep in touch with friends and family members alike. Up until now, live streaming on Facebook was done through the Facebook mobile app on your phone. However, on Wednesday Facebook announced that you can now use Facebook Live on a computer.

Use Facebook Live on Your computer
Use Facebook Live on Your computer

Starting a FacebookLive session from your computer couldn’t be easier.

  1. Open your favorite browser, and visit
  2. Click in the status text box, then click on Live Video.
  3. Enter a brief description, select your preferred privacy setting, then click Next.
  4. When prompted, click Allow to give Facebook permission to access your webcam and microphone.
  5. Finally, click on Go Live.

Another addition to FacebookLive on a computer gives gamers the option to livestream a gaming session after installing and setting up some additional software.