How to Use Facebook Live Video

The No-Nonsense Instructions to Get You Started

Facebook Live video has arrived. If you use Facebook and you like sharing videos then this article is for you, as I will give you the step-by-step instructions to use Facebook Live.

My wife and I have a hobby. We love dog agility. You may be asking “What is that?” It is a dog sport where we run beside our dog guiding them over and through equipment like hurdles, tunnels, A-Frames and see-saws. We love our dogs and we love playing with them in a way that challenges them and us physically and mentally. When I am not training people, I am training dogs.

My Mum loves my family, including our dogs. Unfortunately, taking her to an agility competition is very challenging logistically. Sometimes we video our competition “runs” and show her the videos when we next see her. But what if we could record our runs and immediately and automatically livestream them via Facebook to Mum (and everyone else who is interested)?

Facebook Live is not the first viable option for livestreaming the interesting moments of our lives. But it is the first one that will automatically do it via Facebook and then leave the video sitting on your timeline and display it in your friends’ feeds (subject to the discretion of Facebook algorithms) for anyone to watch. This makes it EASY and POWERFUL.

The brief video below shows you the step-by-step instructions for how to use Facebook Live video. Enjoy!

How to Use Facebook Live Video –

What are the Step-by-Step Instructions for using Facebook Live video?

Facebook Live requires no video editing, rendering, converting, downloading or uploading.  For Facebook Live there are no bad words ending in “ing” that are boring and time-killing. Making a Facebook Live video is as easy as 1-2-3.

  1. Open the Facebook app on your MOBILE device and prepare to publish a status update.
  2. Get ready to go live and add a description for your video.
  3. Start and finish your live video.

Step 1: Open the Facebook app on your MOBILE device and prepare to publish a status update

Open the Facebook Live video app on your mobile device

Open the Facebook app on your mobile device




















Click to publish a status update

Click to publish a status update



Step 2: Get ready to go live and add a description for your video?

Optionally create a description before pressing the Facebook Live icon

Optionally create a description now

















Select the Facebook Live video icon

Select the Facebook Live icon




















Create your description (if you didn't do it earlier)

Create your description (if you didn’t do it earlier)

Step 3: Start and finish your live video

Start your Facebook Live video

Start your live video




















Finish your Facebook Live video

Finish your live video




















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