What can I achieve by using the Live API?
What is 'streaming software'? Is this something that Facebook provides?
I've read the documentation and this seems a little complicated. Do you have recommended 3rd party developers/solutions partners to help me get started?
How long does it take to get set up?
How long does it take for the Live stream to populate on Facebook? How do I know when it's up?
I'm having trouble getting my live stream setup. Who can I reach out to for help?
Can I go live to my page from the API and from the Facebook app simultaneously? How does/will this impact notifications?
If I want to stream to two different pages, do I need two separate encoders?
How do I change the aspect ratio for streaming?
Is it possible to embed a live video? How?
embeddableparameter through the Live API. When you create a live video through our Publisher Tools UI, they are embeddable by default. However, you can go into the Advanced settings and prohibit embedding.
You can also click on the wheel to get the embed HTML.
Can I geo-gate my live videos?
Is there a way to go Live worldwide and only block a few countries?
excluded_countriesvalue on the
targetingparameter. However, if you are using Publisher Tools or the "Go Live Dialog" integrations, you will need to include the countries you want. More information on targeting for live can be found here.
Can live videos be boosted?
Can I add closed captions to my live video?
Can I add third-party ads to my live stream?
Can I simulcast?
Can I add pre-recorded video into a live post?
Is it possible to broadcast the same stream on multiple pages at one time?
Why am I not showing up on the live map?
How do I get added to the left sidebar?