Facebook Introduces Live Streaming for Public Figures

Facebook introduced a new feature today which will let the public figures and celebrities to broadcast live stream’s via the Facebook Mentions app. Facebook Mentions is an app that’s only accessible to famous athletes, musicians, politicians and influencers. Using this app these public figures will broadcast live video in a way that’s related to Periscope and Meerkat.

You’ll be ready to connect with the live broadcasts just as you would any other Facebook post and you’ll be ready to see when one of your friends is seeing a live broadcast so you will also jump in and watch it with them. Facebook defines this feature as Live, as an engaging and authentic way to connect with the public figures you concerned about it, in real-time.

If you aren’t ready to see the live broadcast you will be set to see it later, as a recording will be held in reserve on the person’s Page. This feature is available to a very limited amount of Facebook users at this time. If Live seems to be a breakout success for Facebook, then may be the company can look to roll out live broadcasting to all users.