On August 1st, 2018, the Live API publish_actions permission, which allows an app to publish on behalf of its Users, will be reserved for approved partners. In the coming weeks, a new permission model that allows apps to publish Videos to their User's Groups and Timelines will be announced.
If you're new to live streaming on Facebook, there are a few things you'll need in order to get setup and live streaming. Everything from requesting Live API access in App Review to understanding the user experience will be covered in this Live API tutorial.
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As we continue to build out the Live product on Facebook, we want to make it easy for everyone to share live content in their own unique way. If you're unfamiliar with using the Graph API and would rather live stream from the Facebook UI, this page will explain more about our other live products, including Publisher Tools and the Go Live dialog. We also have Facebook Live developer partners who can help you get set up and live streaming for any event.
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Both the Live API and publisher tools allow you to preview and customize your live streams. You can geo-target to specific audiences or countries, reference branded content sponsorships and manage copyrighted material.
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There are countless ways to go live on Facebook, but we have a few recommendations that can ensure the best quality for your live streams. However, in the event that your live video runs into a hiccup, we have some tips and tricks for debugging your live streams and resolving issues.